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More than bake sales [electronic resource] : the resource guide to family involvement in education / James Vopat ; contributions by Pete Leki.

By: Vopat, James.
Contributor(s): Leki, Pete.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: York, ME : Stenhouse Publishers, c1998Description: 1 online resource (vii, 147 p.) : ill. (some col.).ISBN: 9781571108906 (electronic bk.); 1571108904 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Home and school -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Education -- Parent participation -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Community and school -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Community and school | Education | Handbooks, manuals, etc | Home and school | Parent participation | United States | EDUCATION -- Parent Participation | Eltern | Ratgeber | SchuleGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: More than bake sales.DDC classification: 371.19/2 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Author's Note; Acknowledgments; 1 "Where Are We Going?" First Let Me Tell You About Where We Have Been; 2 Caution -- Parent Involvement Ahead: The Mighty Acorns Parent Project; 3 "Looks Like a Lot of People Having Fun, but What Makes It a Parent Project?"; 4 Community Building; 5 Enlarging the Literature Circle; 6 The Roving Parent Journal; 7 Whose Standards Are They?; 8 The Legend of the Bright Blue Bush; 9 Family History: The Project that Hits Home; 10 Parent Leadership: "It Doesn't Happen Just Because You Say So"; 11 Celebrations; 12 Questions and Answers About the Parent Project.
Summary: We all know how crucial family involvement at home and in school is to a child's academic success, yet how do we achieve it? In More Than Bake Sales James Vopat details proven ways of increasing parent involvement as well as providing the resource materials you will need to get started. With illustrative examples from a variety of elementary and middle schools, the opportunities for family-school collaboration include: over two dozen curriculum-based parent workshops in writing, reading, family and community history, ecology, education standards, and computer technology; a tested model for dev.
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Author's Note; Acknowledgments; 1 "Where Are We Going?" First Let Me Tell You About Where We Have Been; 2 Caution -- Parent Involvement Ahead: The Mighty Acorns Parent Project; 3 "Looks Like a Lot of People Having Fun, but What Makes It a Parent Project?"; 4 Community Building; 5 Enlarging the Literature Circle; 6 The Roving Parent Journal; 7 Whose Standards Are They?; 8 The Legend of the Bright Blue Bush; 9 Family History: The Project that Hits Home; 10 Parent Leadership: "It Doesn't Happen Just Because You Say So"; 11 Celebrations; 12 Questions and Answers About the Parent Project.

We all know how crucial family involvement at home and in school is to a child's academic success, yet how do we achieve it? In More Than Bake Sales James Vopat details proven ways of increasing parent involvement as well as providing the resource materials you will need to get started. With illustrative examples from a variety of elementary and middle schools, the opportunities for family-school collaboration include: over two dozen curriculum-based parent workshops in writing, reading, family and community history, ecology, education standards, and computer technology; a tested model for dev.

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More than bake sales by Vopat, James. ©1998
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