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Title Preparing educators to communicate and connect with families and communities / edited by Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt.

Published Greenwich : Information Age Pub., [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  371.1022 PREP    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 138 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Language, literacy, and learning.
Language, literacy, and learning.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Foreword / Patricia A. Edwards -- Preface : the problem and process / Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt -- 1. Home-to-school communication / Grace Ibanez Friedman -- 2. Ascertaining and influencing pre-service teacher disposition(s) to family engagement / Tracy Knight Lackey -- 3. Ways in which teachers may incorporate the cultural and social contributions of family into schools / Ellen Chernoff -- 4. Activities to empower parents as collaborators in their children's education / Amanda Fenlon -- 5. Positive leadership for family engagement / Peter L. Kozik -- Afterword : culturally relevant or culturally responsive pedagogy / Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt -- Epilogue : final word / Diane Heller -- Epilogue : final word / Marybeth Schillace -- App. A. Home-to-school communication -- App. B. Sample letter : families of children receiving special education in pre-school who are eligible for kindergarten in the next year -- App. C. Sample calendar of family involvement activities.
App. D. Sample syllabi for in-service and pre-service education programs.
Other author Schmidt, Patricia Ruggiano, 1944-
Subject Parent-teacher relationships -- New York (State) -- Case studies.
Home and school -- New York (State) -- Case studies.
Community and school -- New York (State) -- Case studies.
Communication in education -- New York (State) -- Case studies.
ISBN 1593113242 (paperback)
1593113250 (hardcover)