ERIC Number: ED408029
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Families, Communities, Schools--Learning Together. Fall 1996. Bulletin No. 97110.
Landsverk, Ruth Anne
This compilation of 19 articles provides ideas and solutions for creating and improving family, community, and school partnerships. A broad variety of topics are covered including: (1) ideas for celebrating American Education Week; (2) 10 tips for family reading; (3) reading aloud to older children; (4) using take-home folders to inspire kindergartners to love reading; (5) 25 ideas for communicating curriculum goals to families; (6) teacher tips for communicating with families to ensure student success; (7) parent advisory councils; (8) tips for family involvement practices at the high school level; (9) characteristics of successful partnership schools; (10) steps and questions for schools to use to get organized with family-community-school partnership efforts; (11) three samples of family-school partnership board policies; (12) the national family-school partnership mission statement and partnership promise; (13) tips for connecting immigrant parents and schools; (14) involving parents in schoolwork through the Teachers Involve Parents in Schoolwork (TIPS) program; (15) teaching character education including courage, honesty, respect, and responsibility; (16) directory of resources for family-community-school partnerships; (17) 6 types of family-community participation; and (18) checklist for schools for making partnerships work. (SD)
Descriptors: Children, Communication Skills, Community Involvement, Community Programs, Cooperative Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Parent School Relationship, Parent Student Relationship, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Parents as Teachers, School Community Relationship
Families in Education Program, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 125 South Webster Street, P.O. Box 7841, Madison, WI 53707-7841.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin