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Literacy in the welcoming classroom : creating family-school partnerships that support student learning / Jobeth Allen ; foreword by Katherine and Randy Bomer.

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Author/Creator:
Allen, JoBeth.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2010
Imprint:
New York : Teachers College Press ; Berkeley, CA : National Writing Project, c2010.
Format:
  • Book
  • x, 106 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Note:
"Kindergarten through 5th grade"--Cover.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 99-102) and index.
Contents:
  • Partnerships that foster learning
  • Develop trusting relationships
  • Build on family knowledge, languages, and literacies
  • Partner through photography
  • Partner through journals
  • Invite family voices into literacy practices
  • Engage families in critical literacy inquiry
  • Make the most of conferences
  • Strengthening partnerships: what will we do next year?
Publisher's Summary:
With a focus on literacy instruction, this showcases stories of "what works" when teachers in elementary school classrooms partner with families across cultural and language differences. It demonstrates effective strategies that educators can adapt to fit their own school communities. This book is perfect for professional study groups, parent-teacher discussions, and whole-school workshops.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Series:
The Practitioner's bookshelf
Practitioner's bookshelf.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780807750773
0807750778

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