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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!

Are You Ready for 9th Grade . . . Again?

Are You Ready for 9th Grade . . . Again?

Author: ONEDIA NICOLE GAGE Format: eBook Release Date: 16/01/2018

High school is a hard proposition for most of our students. High school is also the pinnacle of their education. The problem is that high school is hard. The other problem is that our students are failing. We need to assist them with building a sturdy foundation so that excellence and achievement can prevail.9th grade is the key to reestablishing the desire for education and the confidence to actually achieve. The student does not know the successful route through high school. We are here to show him that success is possible, and now we expect it.Education is of low priority and the low scores are just the result of a greater symptom. While there is work to do at the state and national level, the real work is at the home level. We will address helping your student to communicate with the teacher, to understand the implications of fighting, and that practice is necessary.Join us in changing the results of education through this creative approach for understanding your student, creating an atmosphere of achievement, and building the foundation for a successful education and future.

Community Literacies as Shared Resources for Transformation

Community Literacies as Shared Resources for Transformation

Author: Joanne (University of Rochester, USA) Larson Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/12/2017

Through multiple narratives reflecting the complexity of participatory action research partnerships for social justice, this book sheds light on the dialogic spaces that intentionally support community literacies and rhetorical practices for inquiry and change. Applying literacy as social practice, Larson and Moses tell a story of a unique collaboration between community members and university faculty and students, who together transformed an urban corner store into a cornerstone of the community. Building on the emerging field of community literacies, the book captures the group's active work on the ground and, on another level, how transformation occurred in the dialogic spaces of the research team as it learned to embrace distributed expertise and multiple identities.

Spatial Sense Makes Math Sense How Parents Can Help Their Children Learn Both

Spatial Sense Makes Math Sense How Parents Can Help Their Children Learn Both

Author: Catheryne Draper Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/11/2017

Spatial Sense Makes Math Sense: How Parents Can Help Their Children Learn Both brings the strengths of both algebra (arithmetic) and geometry into focus by showing how spatial relationships can make both make more sense. Parents will learn how to further develop and improve their child's spatial sense using visual-spatial strategies of classifying, drawing diagrams, big idea concept building, visualizing, and more. As Sawyer encourages, Even if the pictures are not good, the effort of making them will leave lasting traces in the mind and can cause the work to be remembered. Whether you had a preference for geometry and endured algebra, loved algebra and never understood geometry, or were one of those people who never recognized a purpose for any of the math topics or, in truth, in any mathematics, this book will show parents how developing spatial sense can help visually explain both algebra and geometry relationships. You will read about Sophie Germain who believed that algebra and geometry worked hand-in-hand because, as she described them, algebra is written geometry and geometry is figured algebra.

Healthy Children How Parents, Teachers and Community Can Help To Prevent Obesity in Children

Healthy Children How Parents, Teachers and Community Can Help To Prevent Obesity in Children

Author: Smita Guha Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/11/2017

This book is geared towards educators, teachers, administrators and parents of young children especially with health issues. The book will contribute to the literature in the field focusing on national and international concern about childhood obesity, highlighting the problems with obesity pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes etc. Specifically, the book will provide research findings that children who are healthy do better cognitively, socially, emotionally, and, of course, physically. The focus of the book is to provide evidence based strategies to assist parents and educators to foster healthy weight gain in children and empower children to be active agents of change in their own health behavior. Leading a healthy life helps children live a higher quality of life. The book will provide a model that can be implemented at home and in school. The model will encompass nutrition education for children. Music will be a significant part in this model that will encourage children to sing and dance to the beat. Team and individual sports and games will be an integral part of the book, focusing on being active and avoiding sedentary behavior.

Community Literacies as Shared Resources for Transformation

Community Literacies as Shared Resources for Transformation

Author: Joanne (University of Rochester, USA) Larson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2017

Through multiple narratives reflecting the complexity of participatory action research partnerships for social justice, this book sheds light on the dialogic spaces that intentionally support community literacies and rhetorical practices for inquiry and change. Applying literacy as social practice, Larson and Moses tell a story of a unique collaboration between community members and university faculty and students, who together transformed an urban corner store into a cornerstone of the community. Building on the emerging field of community literacies, the book captures the group's active work on the ground and, on another level, how transformation occurred in the dialogic spaces of the research team as it learned to embrace distributed expertise and multiple identities.

Partners for Special Needs How Teachers Can Effectively Collaborate with Parents and Other Advocates

Partners for Special Needs How Teachers Can Effectively Collaborate with Parents and Other Advocates

Author: Doug Fiore, Julie Fiore Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/11/2017

Learn how to collaborate with parents and special education advocates to ensure student success. This practical book shows you how to navigate the tricky path to meeting special education goals and outcomes. It also provides strategies to help you communicate and partner more effectively with families and specialists. Part I of the book offers key information on how special education has evolved over recent decades and what the Individualized Education Plan process entails. Part II features techniques for strengthening communication so you can avoid conflict and create as strong a partnership as possible. You'll learn the specific roles of advocates and parents, and you'll gain practical strategies for communicating proactively and managing communication breakdowns. You'll also uncover how to overcome the challenges of working with people during difficult times. The book is filled with tips, examples, and reflection questions to help you implement the ideas immediately. With the essential strategies in this book, you can become the best support system for the child or children you serve!

Partners for Special Needs How Teachers Can Effectively Collaborate with Parents and Other Advocates

Partners for Special Needs How Teachers Can Effectively Collaborate with Parents and Other Advocates

Author: Doug Fiore, Julie Fiore Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2017

Learn how to collaborate with parents and special education advocates to ensure student success. This practical book shows you how to navigate the tricky path to meeting special education goals and outcomes. It also provides strategies to help you communicate and partner more effectively with families and specialists. Part I of the book offers key information on how special education has evolved over recent decades and what the Individualized Education Plan process entails. Part II features techniques for strengthening communication so you can avoid conflict and create as strong a partnership as possible. You'll learn the specific roles of advocates and parents, and you'll gain practical strategies for communicating proactively and managing communication breakdowns. You'll also uncover how to overcome the challenges of working with people during difficult times. The book is filled with tips, examples, and reflection questions to help you implement the ideas immediately. With the essential strategies in this book, you can become the best support system for the child or children you serve!

Spatial Sense Makes Math Sense How Parents Can Help Their Children Learn Both

Spatial Sense Makes Math Sense How Parents Can Help Their Children Learn Both

Author: Catheryne Draper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/11/2017

Spatial Sense Makes Math Sense: How Parents Can Help Their Children Learn Both brings the strengths of both algebra (arithmetic) and geometry into focus by showing how spatial relationships can make both make more sense. Parents will learn how to further develop and improve their child's spatial sense using visual-spatial strategies of classifying, drawing diagrams, big idea concept building, visualizing, and more. As Sawyer encourages, Even if the pictures are not good, the effort of making them will leave lasting traces in the mind and can cause the work to be remembered. Whether you had a preference for geometry and endured algebra, loved algebra and never understood geometry, or were one of those people who never recognized a purpose for any of the math topics or, in truth, in any mathematics, this book will show parents how developing spatial sense can help visually explain both algebra and geometry relationships. You will read about Sophie Germain who believed that algebra and geometry worked hand-in-hand because, as she described them, algebra is written geometry and geometry is figured algebra.

Parents and Schools (1993) Customers, Managers or Partners?

Parents and Schools (1993) Customers, Managers or Partners?

Author: Pamela Munn Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/11/2017

Published in 1993, this book explores the rights that parents have been given over their children's schooling. Parents now have the right to choose the school their children will attend and to be involved with school management. These rights and roles for parents as customers and managers are intended to make schools more responsive to parental concerns and to improve school quality. This book considers these new roles of parents, how they affect traditional notions of home-school partnerships, and the effect on schools. It will appeal to those interested in home-school relations, in educational governance, and in comparing British policy in these areas with that of Europe.

Welcoming Practices Creating Schools that Support Students and Families in Transition

Welcoming Practices Creating Schools that Support Students and Families in Transition

Students change schools for a variety of reasons, and some students change more often than others - a reality that can leave them feeling emotionally disconnected and often academically at risk. Welcoming Practices summarizes the research on school transition and makes a case for why schools need to do a better job of welcoming new children and families and following up with them over time. Arriving at a moment in history in which schools are increasing attention on students' social and emotional development, this book captures the innovative practices that some institutions are using to connect with new students and provides practical strategies that all schools can use to make both students and parents feel a part of the school and community. The book discusses how to use technology to improve families' experiences in their new schools, provides strategies appropriate at the school and district levels, and gives schools suggestions for practices that are best suited for younger students as well as for those at middle and high school levels.