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Online Submission, 2006
The purpose of this document is to identify the essential components of appropriate programming that are mandated by Alberta Education for students with special education needs, to provide examples of effective practices, to establish a common understanding of the terminology associated with this specialized field, and to clarify the meaning of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Needs, Programming, Comprehensive Programs
Online Submission, 2006
The purpose of this publication is to identify the essential components of appropriate programming mandated by Alberta Education for students with special education needs, to provide examples of effective practices, to establish a common understanding of the terminology associated with this specialized field, and to clarify the meaning of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Needs Students, Student Needs, Teaching Methods
Online Submission, 2006
The purpose of this publication is to identify the essential components of appropriate programming mandated by Alberta Education for students with special education needs, to provide examples of effective practices, to establish a common understanding of the terminology associated with this specialized field, and to clarify the meaning of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Development, Special Needs Students, Student Needs
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White, Connie L. – Language Arts, 2009
This article discusses the importance of including mothers' knowledge of their children's learning in school discourses, theories, and practices. It draws on the story of one mother who participated in the author's research. The experiences explicated in this story elucidate exclusionary practices that silence and marginalize mothers in our school…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Mothers, Parent Participation, Parent Role
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Education, 2006
This document is one of a series of guides to self-evaluation that builds on the advice given in the publication "How good is our school?" (2002 edition). This guide should be used to evaluate the quality of parental partnerships and is designed for use by teachers, managers, education support services, parents and the bodies that…
Descriptors: School Effectiveness, Parent Participation, Self Evaluation (Groups), Academic Support Services
Dwyer, Barry – 1994
Presented in the belief that it is time for parents and teachers of primary school children to add a primary perspective to the national conversation about education, this booklet provides an up-to-date introduction to the work of primary schools across Australia. It also offers parents ideas they can use to support their children's learning at…
Descriptors: Art Education, Classroom Environment, Educational Attitudes, Elementary Education
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Creech, Andrea – Music Education Research, 2010
The aims of this research were to identify the ways in which parents may most constructively support their children's musical development, and to ascertain whether styles of parent-teacher and parent-pupil interaction would influence the extent to which parents engage in different types of supportive behaviours. A model of parent involvement as…
Descriptors: Music Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Parent Participation
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Ma, James – Education 3-13, 2008
This article presents a socio-cultural study of parental involvement in reading by examining the reciprocal mediation between a Chinese mother and her daughter in the reading of a dual-language storybook. The findings reveal a child learning in the "interplay of her contexts" that reflects dynamics of collaborative involvement in meaning…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Communication, Mothers, Parent Participation, Reading Strategies
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Kwan, Celina; Nam, Sang Seok – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2004
It is widely known that parent-teacher partnerships are vital to children's progress in their development and learning in schools. These partnerships involve parent-teacher conferences, parents helping in the classroom, teachers making home visits and parent education seminars. However, partnerships rarely extend to having parents involved in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Measures (Individuals), Preschool Children, Computer Assisted Testing
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Bojuwoye, Olaniyi – Research Papers in Education, 2009
Education is the business of both the schools and the homes. A school's success is more assured with joint efforts of teachers, pupils, parents and the local communities. However, translating home-school partnership into positive impact is dependent on how partnership is conceived since it is this that determines the approaches to and the forms or…
Descriptors: Family School Relationship, Parent Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Opinions
Alberta Education, 2007
This document is intended to assist charter schools in providing accommodations for students with exceptional needs, while acknowledging the importance of the charter approved by the Minister, local autonomy, flexibility and choice. This document is organized into the following four areas: (1) Access to Accommodations (the provision of…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Disabilities, Special Needs Students, Student Needs
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Bokhorst-Heng, Wendy D. – Middle School Journal (J3), 2008
Parental involvement comes in various forms and will differ as a child moves through primary and secondary school. Epstein's (2002) classic six-types model captures the potential scope of parental involvement: (1) basic obligations of parents as care-providers; (2) schools communicating with parents about school programs; (3) parent volunteering…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent Role, Parent School Relationship, Foreign Countries
Goos, Merrilyn – Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 2004
In this article, the author presents findings from a national project coordinated by the University of Queensland. The project was designed to explore the links between home, school, and community that supported children's numeracy development. Two of the aims of this project were to: (a) critically review recent Australian and international…
Descriptors: Educationally Disadvantaged, Numeracy, Foreign Countries, Primary Education
Marshall, Linda; Swan, Paul – Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 2010
Recent research has confirmed that parental involvement in education is positively associated with student achievement, yet further efforts are needed to measure the effects of such programs systematically so as to inform the development of improved methods. Having parents help their children with mathematics can be problematic. Teachers may not…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Workshops, Parent School Relationship, Mathematics Instruction
Dwyer, Barry – 1989
Shaped by a survey that reached between 40,000 and 50,000 parents and teachers in Australia, this book identifies the main features of elementary schooling about which parents seek information and explains what is happening in Australia's classrooms at the present time. The book is presented as a resource and a stimulus for fostering the essential…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries
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