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School/community relations & school/home relations

See below for a selection of the latest books from School/community relations & school/home relations category. Presented with a red border are the School/community relations & school/home relations books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great School/community relations & school/home relations books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Money for Good Grades and Other Myths About Motivating Kids Strategies for Parents and Teachers

Money for Good Grades and Other Myths About Motivating Kids Strategies for Parents and Teachers

Author: Barbara R. (Blackburn Consulting Group, USA) Blackburn Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/05/2019

In this helpful resource, the author guides parents through the top eight myths about motivation and reveals what really works for kids. Each chapter is filled with practical information and stories that help you understand how to handle a variety of situations related to your child's success at school. Chapters also include specific classroom connections for each strategy, so you can begin proactively working with your child's teacher. With the accessible advice in this book, you'll be able to reach your child more effectively so that he or she is more motivated from within, and more successful in school and beyond!

Money for Good Grades and Other Myths About Motivating Kids Strategies for Parents and Teachers

Money for Good Grades and Other Myths About Motivating Kids Strategies for Parents and Teachers

Author: Barbara R. (Blackburn Consulting Group, USA) Blackburn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2019

In this helpful resource, the author guides parents through the top eight myths about motivation and reveals what really works for kids. Each chapter is filled with practical information and stories that help you understand how to handle a variety of situations related to your child's success at school. Chapters also include specific classroom connections for each strategy, so you can begin proactively working with your child's teacher. With the accessible advice in this book, you'll be able to reach your child more effectively so that he or she is more motivated from within, and more successful in school and beyond!

Partnering with Parents Boosting Literacy for All Ages

Partnering with Parents Boosting Literacy for All Ages

Author: Mary Schreiber Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2019

Caregiver involvement is key to a child's reading success story, and libraries are in the perfect position to provide the guidance needed for parents and caregivers to embrace their role as their children's first and most enduring teachers. * Teaches librarians how to mentor parents and caregivers, offering different strategies to make a child a reader for life * Includes a go-to list of books and materials to recommend and display * Offers programs that work to engage parents and caregivers in their children's reading life * Shows how to make the library a center for education and learning

Partnering with Families for Student Success 24 Scenarios for Problem Solving with Parents

Partnering with Families for Student Success 24 Scenarios for Problem Solving with Parents

Author: Patricia A. Edwards, Rand J. Spiro, Lisa M. Domke, Ann M. Castle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2019

Chapter modules cover common challenges teachers face in a variety of situations, including conducting honest parent-teacher conferences, dealing with discipline issues, responding to confrontational parents, and educating neurodiverse students. Each module includes questions, worksheets, and background information for developing asset-based approaches that consider caregivers' and students' underlying needs.

Bonding Through Books A Guide to Reading With Children

Bonding Through Books A Guide to Reading With Children

Author: Janice Mulholland Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/03/2019

The Dakota Sioux Experience at Flandreau and Pipestone Indian Schools

The Dakota Sioux Experience at Flandreau and Pipestone Indian Schools

Author: Cynthia Leanne Landrum Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2019

The Dakota Sioux Experience at Flandreau and Pipestone Indian Schools illuminates the relationship between the Dakota Sioux community and the schools and surrounding region, as well as the community's long-term effort to maintain its role as caretaker of the sacred citadel of its people. Cynthia Leanne Landrum explores how Dakota Sioux students at Flandreau Indian School in South Dakota and at Pipestone Indian School in Minnesota generally accepted the idea that they should attend these particular boarding institutions because they saw them as a means to an end and ultimately as community schools. This construct operated within the same philosophical framework in which some Eastern Woodland nations approached a non-Indian education that was simultaneously tied to long-term international alliances between Europeans and First Peoples beginning in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Landrum provides a new perspective from which to consider the Dakota people's overt acceptance of this non-Native education system and a window into their ongoing evolutionary relationships, with all of the historic overtures and tensions that began the moment alliances were first brokered between the Algonquian Confederations and the European powers.

Cambridge Handbooks in Psychology The Cambridge Handbook of Service Learning and Community Engagement

Cambridge Handbooks in Psychology The Cambridge Handbook of Service Learning and Community Engagement

Author: Corey Dolgon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/01/2019

With contributions from leading experts across disciplinary fields, this book explores best practices from the field's most notable researchers, as well as important historically based and politically focused challenges to a field whose impact has reached an important crossroads. The comprehensive and powerfully critical analysis considers the history of community engagement and service learning, best teaching practices and pedagogies, engagement across disciplines, and current research and policies - and contemplates the future of the field. The book will not only inform faculty, staff, and students on ways to improve their work, but also suggest a bigger social and political focus for programs intended to seriously establish democracy and social justice in their communities and campuses.

Rethinking School How to Take Charge of Your Child's Education

Rethinking School How to Take Charge of Your Child's Education

Author: Susan Wise Bauer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/01/2019

With boldness, experience and humour, Susan Wise Bauer turns conventional wisdom on its head: When a serious problem arises at school, the fault is more likely to lie with the school, or the educational system itself, than with the child. In five illuminating sections, Bauer closely analyses the traditional school structure, gives trenchant criticisms of its weaknesses and offers a wealth of advice for parents of children whose difficulties may stem from struggling with learning differences, maturity differences, toxic classroom environments and even from giftedness. As the author of the classic book on home-schooling, The Well-Trained Mind, Bauer knows how children learn and how schools work. Her advice here is comprehensive and anecdotal, including material drawn from experience with her own four children and more than twenty years of educational consulting and university teaching.