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The Resource Bridging school & home through family nights : ready-to-use plans for grades K-8, Diane W. Kyle, Ellen McIntyre, Karen B. Miller, Gayle H. Moore

Bridging school & home through family nights : ready-to-use plans for grades K-8, Diane W. Kyle, Ellen McIntyre, Karen B. Miller, Gayle H. Moore

Label
Bridging school & home through family nights : ready-to-use plans for grades K-8
Title
Bridging school & home through family nights
Title remainder
ready-to-use plans for grades K-8
Statement of responsibility
Diane W. Kyle, Ellen McIntyre, Karen B. Miller, Gayle H. Moore
Title variation
Bridging school and home through family nights
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Bridging School and Home Through Family Nights is a handy book that practitioners can readily pick up and select activities, ideas, and themes for including families in the learning process. This practical book offers thirteen self-contained units full of activities, sample invitations, agendas, charts-everything a staff member needs to plan a successful event." -Susan N. Imamura, Principal Manoa Elementary School, Honolulu, HI "The useful content, reader-friendly tone, and easy-to-understand style speak directly to teachers and school staff responsible for parent involvement activities. The family nights can be used as a series of yearlong family activities or school staff can pick and choose the family nights that fit their academic focus." -Michele R. Dean, Principal Montalvo Elementary School, Ventura, CA Improve student achievement through academically focused family nights! Research confirms the link between family involvement and academic success. Yet, as student populations become increasingly diverse, educators face a daunting challenge in establishing close connections with families. Bridging School and Home Through Family Nights: Ready-to-Use Plans for Grades K-8 offers all the information, materials, and resources for planning and implementing events that build effective relationships. Drawing on their own experiences and extensive research, the authors include information on adapting events for special populations, issues around providing food and incentives, cost-saving ideas, and additional resources. Each of the book's thirteen family night chapters is a self-contained unit that provides event procedures, neededmaterials, connections with national standards, and numerous reproducibles, including: Invitations Agendas Sign-in sheets Evaluation forms Activity worksheets Handouts Overheads Productive family night experiences offer an enjoyable and meaningful way for schools to reach out to families and get them involved. This book is appropriate for K-8 teachers and principals or anyone in the school or district responsible for family events
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
371.19/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kyle, Diane Wells
  • McIntyre, Ellen
  • Miller, Karen B.
  • Moore, Gayle H.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Education
  • Home and school
  • Family recreation
Label
Bridging school & home through family nights : ready-to-use plans for grades K-8, Diane W. Kyle, Ellen McIntyre, Karen B. Miller, Gayle H. Moore
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Getting families involved in school through family nights -- Scrapbook family night: preserving memories in words and pictures -- Books, books, and more books: a reading-focused family night -- Meet our pets family night -- A morning of family fun with math -- Sharing family stories and traditions night -- Game-making/writing family night for developing writing skills -- Pajama party family night: a reading event -- Meeting famous people through biographies family night -- Sharing hobbies, talents, and interests family night -- Poetry family morning -- Making science fun family night -- Fun with language: a family night of riddles, jokes, and cartoons -- Health and wellness family night -- Next steps: getting the most out of family nights
Control code
870292186
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
First Skyhorse Publishing edition.
Extent
xiii, 178 pages
Isbn
9781629147208
Isbn Type
: PAP
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Bridging school & home through family nights : ready-to-use plans for grades K-8, Diane W. Kyle, Ellen McIntyre, Karen B. Miller, Gayle H. Moore
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Getting families involved in school through family nights -- Scrapbook family night: preserving memories in words and pictures -- Books, books, and more books: a reading-focused family night -- Meet our pets family night -- A morning of family fun with math -- Sharing family stories and traditions night -- Game-making/writing family night for developing writing skills -- Pajama party family night: a reading event -- Meeting famous people through biographies family night -- Sharing hobbies, talents, and interests family night -- Poetry family morning -- Making science fun family night -- Fun with language: a family night of riddles, jokes, and cartoons -- Health and wellness family night -- Next steps: getting the most out of family nights
Control code
870292186
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
First Skyhorse Publishing edition.
Extent
xiii, 178 pages
Isbn
9781629147208
Isbn Type
: PAP
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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