ERIC Number: ED399564
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Parent Participation in Middle School Language Arts. ERIC Digest.
Aiex, Nola Kortner
This Digest reviews some ideas and suggestions about parental involvement in middle school education, focusing on the language arts. The Digest reviews the research on how to increase parental involvement in middle schools and presents several programs already in use at various middle schools. The diverse programs outlined in the Digest feature interactive writing homework, a booktalk approach, a reading club, and dramatics. (NKA)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescent Development, Dramatics, Early Adolescents, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Language Arts, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Parent Student Relationship, Teacher Role, Teamwork, Volunteers
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication, Indiana University, 2805 E. 10th Street, Suite 150, Bloomington, IN 47408-2698.
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Reports - Descriptive; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication, Bloomington, IN.