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ERIC Number: ED408029
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 39
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin