ERIC Number: ED424942
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Families, Communities, Schools--Learning Together, Fall 1998. Bulletin 99040.
Landsverk, Ruth Anne
The Families in Education Program sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction is dedicated to nurturing a family-community-school partnership and provides this packet for schools to use throughout the year to promote families and learning. The articles in the packet contain ideas for making family-community partnerships work in the schools. Articles address the following topics: (1) quick start questions to link learning at school and home; (2) practices to improve school-family partnerships; (3) ways to use American Education Week ideas year-round; (4) grassroots community involvement based on Oregon's ParentShare program; (5) the American Library Association's Teen Read Week; (6) youth service learning to build skills and promote democracy; (7) citizenship to unite schools, families, students, and communities; (8) family involvement in early childhood programs; (9) tips for parents to notice and nurture their child's special talents; (10) Wisconsin's Sesquicentennial Home-School project; (11) a parenting survival kit; and (12) ways to enrich a museum visit. The final article discusses a parent brochure developed by an elementary school and the publication's impact on the school community. (LBT)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Citizenship Education, Community Involvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship, Learning Activities, Museums, Parent Participation, Parent Responsibility, Parent Role, 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; Tel: 608-266-9757; Tel: 800-441-4563 (Toll-Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin