ERIC Number: ED408616
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Producing a School Newsletter Parents Will Read!
This guide to producing a readable, appealing, and interesting school newsletter is intended for teachers, administrators, and secretaries who might be intimidated and overwhelmed by the task of newsletter production. The guide will help school professionals write, design, and produce a school newsletter that will reach today's busy and overcommitted parents. It provides directions for creating a newsletter from start to finish, with lots of ideas in between. In addition, it includes a variety of newsletter samples, news-gathering forms, and resources to facilitate production tasks. The guide also considers common mistakes made by school editors and the selection of the best computer software for newsletter production. Following an introduction, chapters in the guide are: Benefits of a School Newsletter; Obtaining Readership; Planning Your Newsletter; Developing Your Editorial; Layout and Design; Putting It All Together; Printing Your Newsletter; Distribution; and Five Newsletter Samples. An appendix includes a resource list, a glossary of terms, forms/fliers, a resource catalog, book ordering information, and customized services. (NKA)
Descriptors: Audience Awareness, Editing, Elementary Education, Layout (Publications), Newsletters, Organizational Communication, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Planning, Production Techniques, Readability
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
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