9781412959025

School, Family, and Community Partnerships : Your Handbook for Action

by
  • ISBN13:

    9781412959025

  • ISBN10:

    1412959020

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/26/2008
  • Publisher: Corwin Pr

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $59!
    Your order must be $59 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
  • We Buy This Book Back!
    In-Store Credit: $7.35
    Check/Direct Deposit: $7.00
List Price: $49.01 Save up to $9.80
  • Rent Book $39.21
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    TERM
    PRICE
    DUE

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

This updated edition for building school-community partnerships to increase learning includes new examples, inventories defining leadership roles, and a workshop PowerPoint presentation on CD-ROM.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction
A Comprehensive Framework
School, Family, and Community Partnerships: Caring for the Children We Share
Community Involvement in School Improvement: The Little Extra That Makes a Big Difference
Improving Student Outcomes With School, Family, and Community Partnerships: A Research Review
Use the Framework to Reach School Goals: Stories From the Field
Parenting
Communicating
Volunteering
Learning at Home
Decision Making
Collaborating With the Community
Take an Action Team Approach Organizing an Effective Action Team for Partnerships: Questions and Answers
Ten Steps to Success in School, Family, and Community Partnerships Checklist
Are You Ready?
Who Are the Members of the Action Team for Partnerships?
First ATP Meeting of the Year Communication Ground Rules What Do Successful Action Teams for Partnerships Do?
Annual Review of Team Processes
Conduct Workshops One-Day Team Training Workshop End-of-Year Celebration Workshop
Select Materials for Presentations and Workshops Charts
Program Components for Workshops
What Do We Know From U.S. and International Studies of Family and Community Involvement?
Theoretical Model of Overlapping Spheres of Influence Keys Successful Partnerships Summary Charts for Six Types of Involvement
Practices, Challenges, and Results Reach Results for Students in Elementary Schools Action Teams for Partnerships Structures Members of the Action Team for Partneships
How Does an ATP Differ From the School Improvement Team or School Council?
Small Group Activities for Workshops Workshop Warm-Ups Starting Points
An Inventory of Present Practices Jumping Hurdles Reach a Goal for Student Success
Using the Six Types of Involvement School Goals and Results of Partnerships
Get Ready for Action How to Organize Your Action Team for Partnerships
One-Year Action Plan for Partnerships
Form G-Goals or Form T-Types Workshop Evaluations
Strengthen Partnership Programs in Middle and High Schools
Improving School, Family, and Community Partnerships in Middle and High Schools
Predictors and Effects of Family Involvement in High School
A Goal-Oriented Approach to Partnership Programs in Middle and High Schools Reach Middle and High School Goals
Through Partnerships Why Partnerships Are Important in Middle and High Schools
Special Considerations for Middle and High Schools
Develop District and State Leadership for Partnerships District and State Leadership for School, Family,and Community Partnerships Funding Levels and Sources of Funds Resources for District Leaders
Lead and Succeed
An Inventory of District Leadership and Facilitation Strategies District Leadership Roles District Leadership Checklist Sample
District Leadership Action Plan for Partnerships What Do Facilitators Do?
FacilitatorsG++ Tasks at the Start of the School Year Resources for State Leaders
States Lead and Succeed: An Inventory for Leadership on Partnerships State Leadership Roles State Leadership Checklist Sample
State Leadership Action Plan for Partnerships Resources for District and State Leaders
Template for Districts and States
Leadership Action Plan for Partnerships Standards for Excellent Partnership Programs Leadership and Facilitation Strategies for District and State Leaders of Partnerships Sample
Pledges, Compacts, or Contracts Standards for Excellent Partnership Programs
Implement Teachers Involve Parents in Schoolwork (TIPS) TIPS Interactive Homework Ten Purposes of Homework Sample TIPS Interact
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

Rewards Program

Write a Review