ERIC Number: ED407152
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Apr
Families, Communities, Schools, Learning Together 2, Spring 1995: Families in Education Packet.
Landsverk, Ruth Anne
This parents' and teachers' guide presents ways that parents and families of elementary and high school students can become involved in their children's academic progress and can enhance conditions for development of all children in their community. Topics covered in this issue are family involvement, family centers, homeless children, family suppers, helping children with science, and summer archaeology. The guide contains the following articles: (1) "How Do Family and Community Involvement Link with National Education Goal 8: Parental Participation?" (2) "The Ten Truths of Family Involvement"; (3) "Families as Advisors: Ideas for Empowering Families as Decisionmakers"; (4) "Starting a Family Center in Your School (And Making it Work!)"; (5) "Educating Homeless Children in Wisconsin: What Can Schools Do?" (6) "What YOU Can Do to Help a Homeless Child: Ideas for Educators"; (7) "For Super Suppertimes: Empower the Children!" (8) "Help Families Participate: Hold A Classroom Family Supper"; (9) "Summertime Learning Ideas: Helping Your Child with Science"; (10) "Embracing Young Children and Families: How Three Wisconsin Communities Do It"; (11) "This Summer Dig into Archaeology: A Primer for Parents"; and (12) "Resources for Family-Community Involvement with Schools." (KDFB)
Descriptors: Archaeology, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship, Homeless People, Learning Activities, Parent Participation, Parent Responsibility, Parent Role, Parent School Relationship, Parent Student Relationship, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Parenting Skills, Parents as Teachers, Partnerships in Education, Resource Materials, School Community Relationship, Science Activities, Volunteers
Bureau for Families/Communities/Publications, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 125 South Webster Street, P.O. Box 7841, Madison, WI 53707-7841; phone: 608-266-9757 (Bulletin No. 95294).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Goals 2000