Empowering Families: Practical Ways to Involve Parents in Boosting Literacy, Grades Pre-K-5

Empowering Families: Practical Ways to Involve Parents in Boosting Literacy, Grades Pre-K-5

By: Susan E. Busch (author), Judy Bradbury (author)Hardback

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Description

The home-school connection is important to student literacy achievement. However, it can be time-consuming to develop and implement programming that keeps families engaged and involved. Empowering Families makes it easier to accomplish these goals! Chock-full of step-by-step plans for arranging a variety of parent/caregiver meetings and literacy booster events, the book enables educators to get families involved in their children's learning in ways that are fun and non-intimidating. By hosting these events at your school, you'll be empowering families to... read aloud to their children at home; minimize the summer slide; encourage male involvement in literacy; help their children avoid homework hassles; and much, much more! Bonus: The book includes ready-to-use handouts for your events, such as announcement sheets, follow-up evaluations, and tipsheets that describe ways parents can reinforce literacy at home. These handouts are photocopiable and the tipsheets are also available for easy download from our website at www.routledge.com/9781138803114. Spanish versions of the tipsheets are available on our website as well.

About Author

Judy Bradbury has taught reading and writing to students from preschool through high school, as well as graduate-level literacy courses. She presents widely at conferences and offers professional development on topics of literacy. Susan E. Busch has over 25 years of experience as a reading specialist in New York. Now retired from teaching, she continues to present family literacy workshops and offer consulting to school districts.

Contents

Meet the Authors Acknowledgements eResources Empowering Families: Getting Started Tips for Conducting Successful Literacy Booster Meetings and Family Literacy Events Teacher Workshop The Power of the Home-School Connection Resource Materials Literacy Booster Meetings and Family Literacy Events Why Should I Read to My Child? Literacy Booster Meeting Series Session 1: Why Should I Read to My Child...(and How, When, & Where)? Getting Started and Keeping On Resource Packet for Parents/Caregivers Why Should I Read to My Child? Literacy Booster Meeting Series Session 2: Reading Aloud to Older Children & Websites of Interest to Parents, Caregivers, and Kids Resource Packet for Parents/Caregivers Why Should I Read to My Child? Literacy Booster Meeting Series Session 3: Reading Together Here, There, Every-which-where! Resource Packet for Parents/Caregivers Organize It! And Avoid Homework Hassles Literacy Booster Event Resource Packet for Parents/Caregivers Wrap It Up! Gifts that Entertain AND Support Learning Literacy Booster Event Resource Packet for Parents/Caregivers A Night Out with the Guys...and the Kids!: Encouraging Male Involvement in Literacy Family Literacy Event Resource Packet for Parents/Caregivers Celebrating Us! Our Culture and Heritage Family Literacy Event Teacher Resources School's Out! Now What? Ideas for Minimizing the "Summer Slide" Literacy Booster Meeting Resource Packet for Parents/Caregivers Additional Teacher Resources Take Home TipSheets Appendix Literacy Booster Event Attendance Register Literacy Booster Meeting Notepaper Literacy Booster Event Evaluation

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781138803091
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 214
  • ID: 9781138803091
  • weight: 854
  • ISBN10: 113880309X

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