Building Family-School Partnerships to Improve Student Outcomes: A Primer for Educators

Building Family-School Partnerships to Improve Student Outcomes: A Primer for Educators

By: Christopher G. Petr (author)Paperback

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This practical manual provides systematic guidance to educators regarding how to form better, more effective working partnerships with the families of the students they serve. Includes: * How-to advice that will result in better academic performance for children. * Response to mandates of the No Child Left Behind Act. * A Workbook to assess current family-school partnering efforts by schools. * An Action Plan Outline to set goals and strategies for family-school partnering. * Do's and Don'ts of family interviewing. * Pre-and/or post-Survey of Knowledge and Attitudes about family-school partnering. * Journal for processing thoughts and reactions. For teachers and school administrators. May also be of interest to school counselors, social workers, and special education personnel.

About Author

Christopher G. Petr is a professor at the School of Social Welfare at the University of Kansas.


Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 1 Getting on Board with the Basics Chapter 4 2 Family-School Partnerships at the Building and Classroom Levels Chapter 5 3 Family-School Partnerships at the Individual Child Level Chapter 6 4 Formulating School Action Plan and Evaluating Progress Chapter 7 Appendix 1 Survey of Knowledge and Attitudes Chapter 8 Appendix 2 Personal Reflection Journal Chapter 9 Appendix 3 Workbook: Building Family-School Partnerships Chapter 10 Resources Chapter 11 About the Author

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780810846852
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9780810846852
  • weight: 150
  • ISBN10: 0810846853

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