As we know, parent involvement is key to student learning. However, it can be tricky to build a good relationship with students’ families. Here are some helpful hints!
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Host family math nights at your elementary school—starting today! Family math nights are a great way for teachers to get parents involved their children’s education and to promote math learning outside of the classroom. In this practical book, you’ll find step-by-step guidelines and activities to…
Paperback – 2017-08-07
Learn all the essentials for making your first year of teaching a success! In this exciting new book, internationally renowned educator Todd Whitaker teams up with his daughters--Madeline, an elementary teacher, and Katherine, a secondary teacher--to share advice and inspiration. They offer…
Paperback – 2016-05-02
Learn how to work more effectively with K–5 parents to increase student achievement in math and literacy. Research shows that parent involvement in schools leads to higher test scores and more engaged and enthusiastic students, but it isn’t always easy for teachers to bridge the gap between the…
Paperback – 2016-02-12
Communicating with parents is one of the most challenging and potentially stressful tasks that teachers face on a daily basis. Whether trying to resolve a heated argument or delivering bad news, it is essential to know how to handle difficult situations and establish positive relationships with…
Paperback – 2015-11-06
Would you want to be a student in your own classroom? In Passionate Learners: How to Engage and Empower Your Students, author Pernille Ripp challenges both novice and seasoned teachers to create a positive, interactive learning environment where students drive their own academic achievement. You’ll…
Paperback – 2015-09-09
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…
Paperback – 2015-04-28
Host family reading nights at your school! These events promote literacy outside of the classroom and encourage families to get involved in their children’s achievement. They also build relationships among educators, families, and community partners. This practical book is full of step-by-step…
Paperback – 2014-09-26
At last! A practical, readable guide for teachers, school leaders, and parent/teacher associations that shows how to plan fun, hands-on science nights! Get easy-to-implement, content-rich tips and ideas that will cultivate positive attitudes toward science! Learn how to involve and actively engage…
Paperback – 2012-08-27
Learn how to involve the diverse families of English language learners with the effective, practical approaches in this book. This must-have resource for teachers and school leaders is packed with fresh ideas geared toward building a partnership between school communities and ELL families. The…
Paperback – 2012-05-25
This is a must-have, research-based guide for all schools serving culturally diverse elementary and middle grade students and their communities. It's filled with fun, practical, highly effective strategies for raising awareness and engaging all families in their children's education — a sure path…
Paperback – 2012-03-07
Why should your school have a Family Math Night? - Help students learn essential math concepts- Give parents a chance to serve as models of motivation, persistence and competence- Promote math success in a supportive setting With its step-by-step directions and suggestions for both teachers and…
Paperback – 2006-06-21