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176 Ways To Involve Parents: Practical Strategies For Partnering With Families


reviewed by Yolanda Abel August 22, 2006

coverTitle: 176 Ways To Involve Parents: Practical Strategies For Partnering With Families
Author(s): Betty Boult
Publisher: Corwin Press, Thousand Oaks
ISBN: 1412936691, Pages: 125, Year: 2006
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When educators gather, the topic of parental involvement (or lack thereof) usually enters the conversation. Consider some of the issues discussed: Does it matter? How do you encourage it? Why are parents not involved? What can I do to get more parents involved? 176 ways to involve parents: Practical strategies for partnering with families is a well-organized book that will help you formulate useful answers to these and other related questions.   The author, Dr. Betty Boult, is a former assistant superintendent in British Columbia and currently works as an adjunct professor and educational consultant. This second edition of her book has been updated to reflect new uses of technology, such as e-mail, and the most current research in education. She has streamlined the book to reflect four broad strands that promote effective school, family, and community connections: a) making it happen; b) creating the climate; c) sustaining the involvement; and d)... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: August 22, 2006
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 12692, Date Accessed: 10/20/2017 12:20:33 PM

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  • Yolanda Abel
    Johns Hopkins University
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    YOLANDA ABEL is in the Department of Teacher Preparation at Johns Hopkins University. Her areas of interest include: School/Family/Community Connections, Diversity and Human Development.
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