Getting Parents on Board

Author: Alisa Hindin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131733146X
Format: PDF
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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 home and the school. This insightful book provides helpful, research-based strategies to foster meaningful home–school partnerships and overcome the challenges teachers often face when trying to build relationships with parents. You’ll learn new ways to: Promote parent involvement at home and school; Share specific math and literacy strategies with parents to reinforce children’s learning; Plan and organize effective parent conferences that foster true dialogue about a child’s education; Communicate with parents about what you’re teaching and how you’re teaching it, so they can actively contribute to their child’s learning at home; Develop family nights and workshops to get parents involved in learning at school; Recommend games, activities, and projects that parents can use at home to help their children practice math and literacy skills; And much more! Each chapter is full of practical tools such as Common Core-aligned strategies, useful resources for parents, and sample parent letters that you can use to increase and improve your home–school communications. Bonus: Additional parent letters on a variety of topics are available on our website, www.routledge.com/ 9781138998698, to help you keep parents connected throughout the year.

Nurturing Your Child s Math and Literacy in Pre K Fifth Grade

Author: Mary Mueller
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 147582601X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book offers parents a resource they can use to navigate their child’s education, communicate with teachers, and support their children in learning mathematics and literacy. After providing an overview of the current educational climate and tips for communication with teachers, we share strategies and suggestions parents can use to assist their children in language arts and mathematics. We provide detailed descriptions of activities, games, books, and conversations that connect with what children will be learning at each grade level.

Powerful Parent Partnerships

Author: Robert Dillon
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351186094
Format: PDF, Kindle
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It is essential that we work together to craft powerful parent-teacher partnerships that meet the needs of today’s students and schools. In this important new book, authors Robert Dillon and Melissa Nixon show you how to build stable and supportive relationships with teachers so that the needs of your child are always met. They also offer strategies for staying involved in the school community at large. Loaded with practical takeaways and sample stories, this book will help you: Clearly communicate your child’s educational goals; Make connections with other schools and school districts to build community and broaden your range of resources; Hold teachers and administrators accountable without alienating them; Develop communication strategies to address difficult topics like underperformance and misbehavior; Show compassion and gratitude; And more! With the practical suggestions in this book, you’ll be able to rekindle more engagement and excitement into your child’s learning at school and at home.

Global Concepts for Young People

Author: Becky Hunt
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315298651
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Learn how to teach global concepts and use them to increase critical thinking across the curriculum. In this new book from popular consultant Becky Hunt, you’ll get ready-to-use lesson plans, stories, and activities to help you teach five key global concepts—Change, Interdependence, Culture, Scarcity, and Power. Aligned with both the C3 Social Studies Framework and the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, these engaging lesson plans encourage critical thinking skills that will lead to increased creativity in problem solving. This book is an essential resource for teachers looking to: Create a framework to teach young people global concepts that will help them analyze and understand the world. ? Present stories and lessons connected to real-world issues that inspire students to develop innovative solutions. Engage students in lessons that will help them to understand and celebrate people from different cultures at home and around the world. ??? Shape students into global citizens with an understanding of the world and a desire to bring about change. Special features include anchor stories, games, graphic organizers, and critical-thinking questions. Many of the tools are available as eResources on our website, www.routledge.com/9781138237940, so you can print and use them in your classroom immediately.

H ter der Erinnerung

Author: Lois Lowry
Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3423408480
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Jonas wird zum »Hüter der Erinnerung« ernannt, in einer Welt ohne Not und Schmerz, aber auch ohne Gefühle.

Teaching Struggling Students in Math

Author: William Hanlon
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475800681
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book provides examples and recommends highly effective and practical instructional and assessment strategies that classroom teachers can immediately implement and that school administrators can readily observe. These high yield strategies build on accepted practices and directly address the needs of struggling students. His no nonsense, common sense approach assists classroom teachers in organizing their instruction by connecting preparation and instruction to student notes, homework, test preparation, and assessments so students study more effectively. This results in increased student performance. Bill also emphasizes the importance of student-teacher relationships and the implementing a success-on-success model.