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Improving Parental Involvement : Continuum Education - Garry Hornby

Improving Parental Involvement

Continuum Education

Paperback Published: 1st March 2000
ISBN: 9780826470256
Number Of Pages: 178

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It is acknowledged that effective schools involve parents effectively. This study describes how schools can achieve this aim, and how to increase standards of achievement. It covers the field from nursery to secondary schools, and is aimed at teachers, governors, welfare workers, advisers and PTAs.

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"Should be essential reading for teachers, parents and governors If your school doesn't already have a policy on parental involvement, I would get a copy of this book to make the job so much easier." Association News & Views

Rationale for Improving Parental Involvementp. 1
Model for Parental Involvementp. 16
Improving Communication with Parentsp. 32
Parental Involvement in their Children's Educationp. 50
Interpersonal Skills for Working with Parentsp. 68
Parent Educationp. 84
Helping Parents of Children with Disabilities and Illnessesp. 98
Helping Parents of Children with Adjustment Problemsp. 123
Working with Challenging Parentsp. 142
Strategies for Improving Parental Involvementp. 151
Referencesp. 156
Indexp. 163
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ISBN: 9780826470256
ISBN-10: 0826470254
Series: Continuum Education
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 178
Published: 1st March 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.42 x 16.41  x 1.37
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1