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Empowering Families : Practical Ways to Involve Parents in Boosting Literacy, Grades Pre-K-5

By: Bradbury, Judy.
Contributor(s): Busch, Susan E.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2015Description: 1 online resource (227 p.).ISBN: 9781317622543.Subject(s): Family literacy programs -- United States | Home and school -- United States | Reading -- Parent participation -- United States | Reading (Early childhood) -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Empowering Families : Practical Ways to Involve Parents in Boosting Literacy, Grades Pre-K-5DDC classification: 372.42/5 | 372.425 LOC classification: LC151 .B715 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Meet the Authors; Acknowledgments; Part I: Introduction; Chapter 1: Empowering Families: Getting Started; Chapter 2: Tips for Conducting Successful Literacy Booster Meetings and Family Literacy Events; Part II: Staff Development Sessions; Chapter 3: The Power of the Home-School Connection; Teacher Resource Packet; Part III: Parent/Caregiver Literacy Booster Meeting: Three-Part Series; Chapter 4: Why Should I Read to My Child (and How, When, and Where)? Session 1: Getting Started and Keeping On; Session 1 Parent/Caregiver Resource Packet
Chapter 5: Why Should I Read to My Child (and How, When, and Where)? Session 2: Reading Aloud to Older Children and Websites of Interest to Parents, Caregivers, and KidsSession 2 Parent/Caregiver Resource Packet; Chapter 6: Why Should I Read to My Child (and How, When, and Where)? Session 3: Reading Here, There, and Every-Which-Where!; Session 3 Parent/Caregiver Resource Packet; Part IV: Additional Parent/Caregiver Literacy Booster Meetings and Family Literacy Events; Chapter 7: Organize It! And Avoid Homework Hassles; Organize It! Parent/Caregiver Resource Packet
Chapter 8: Wrap It Up! Gifts That Entertain and Support LearningWrap It Up! Parent/Caregiver Resource Packet; Chapter 9: A Night Out with the Guys . . . and the Kids! Encouraging Male Involvement in Literacy; A Night Out with the Guys . . . and the Kids! Parent/Caregiver Resource Packet; Chapter 10: Celebrating Us! Our Culture and Heritage: Sharing Stories, Food, Traditions, and Goodwill; Celebrating Us! Teacher Resources; Part V: Year-End Parent/Caregiver Literacy Booster Meeting; Chapter 11: School's Out! Now What? Ideas for Minimizing the "Summer Slide"
School's Out! Now What? Parent/Caregiver Resource PacketPart VI: Additional Teacher Resources; Chapter 12: Take-Home TipSheets; Appendix; Literacy Booster Event Attendance Register; Literacy Booster Event Evaluation Forms; Literacy Booster Meeting Notes
Summary: The home-school connection is important to student literacy achievement. However, it can be time-consuming to develop and implement programming that keeps families engaged and involved. Empowering Families makes it easier to accomplish these goals! Chock-full of step-by-step plans for arranging a variety of parent/caregiver meetings and literacy booster events, the book enables educators to get families involved in their children's learning in ways that are fun and non-intimidating. By hosting these events at your school, you'll be empowering families to…read aloud to their children at home; m
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Meet the Authors; Acknowledgments; Part I: Introduction; Chapter 1: Empowering Families: Getting Started; Chapter 2: Tips for Conducting Successful Literacy Booster Meetings and Family Literacy Events; Part II: Staff Development Sessions; Chapter 3: The Power of the Home-School Connection; Teacher Resource Packet; Part III: Parent/Caregiver Literacy Booster Meeting: Three-Part Series; Chapter 4: Why Should I Read to My Child (and How, When, and Where)? Session 1: Getting Started and Keeping On; Session 1 Parent/Caregiver Resource Packet

Chapter 5: Why Should I Read to My Child (and How, When, and Where)? Session 2: Reading Aloud to Older Children and Websites of Interest to Parents, Caregivers, and KidsSession 2 Parent/Caregiver Resource Packet; Chapter 6: Why Should I Read to My Child (and How, When, and Where)? Session 3: Reading Here, There, and Every-Which-Where!; Session 3 Parent/Caregiver Resource Packet; Part IV: Additional Parent/Caregiver Literacy Booster Meetings and Family Literacy Events; Chapter 7: Organize It! And Avoid Homework Hassles; Organize It! Parent/Caregiver Resource Packet

Chapter 8: Wrap It Up! Gifts That Entertain and Support LearningWrap It Up! Parent/Caregiver Resource Packet; Chapter 9: A Night Out with the Guys . . . and the Kids! Encouraging Male Involvement in Literacy; A Night Out with the Guys . . . and the Kids! Parent/Caregiver Resource Packet; Chapter 10: Celebrating Us! Our Culture and Heritage: Sharing Stories, Food, Traditions, and Goodwill; Celebrating Us! Teacher Resources; Part V: Year-End Parent/Caregiver Literacy Booster Meeting; Chapter 11: School's Out! Now What? Ideas for Minimizing the "Summer Slide"

School's Out! Now What? Parent/Caregiver Resource PacketPart VI: Additional Teacher Resources; Chapter 12: Take-Home TipSheets; Appendix; Literacy Booster Event Attendance Register; Literacy Booster Event Evaluation Forms; Literacy Booster Meeting Notes

The home-school connection is important to student literacy achievement. However, it can be time-consuming to develop and implement programming that keeps families engaged and involved. Empowering Families makes it easier to accomplish these goals! Chock-full of step-by-step plans for arranging a variety of parent/caregiver meetings and literacy booster events, the book enables educators to get families involved in their children's learning in ways that are fun and non-intimidating. By hosting these events at your school, you'll be empowering families to…read aloud to their children at home; m

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<p>Judy Bradbury has taught reading and writing to students from preschool through high school, as well as graduate-level literacy courses. She presents widely at conferences and offers professional development on topics of literacy.</p> <p>Susan E. Busch has over 25 years of experience as a reading specialist in New York. Now retired from teaching, she continues to present family literacy workshops and offer consulting to school districts.</p>

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