Book Title: Tapping the Potential of Parents: A Strategic Guide to Boosting Student Achievement through Family Involvement
Publisher: Scholastic Teaching Resources (Theory and Practice)
Author: Patricia Edwards
This breakthrough book features concrete strategies that foster strong family-school partnerships which, in turn, help guarantee student success. The strategies, which enable teachers to interact with diverse families, include class and school demographic profiles, parenting contracts, parent vision statements, and parent informant literacy groups. Home-school communication and cooperation are lifelines that will improve the academic achievement of all children regardless of race or economic status, cultural or linguistic background. For use with Grades KÐ6.