The Parent-Teacher Partnership

The Parent-Teacher Partnership
The Parent-Teacher Partnership

The Parent-Teacher Partnership

How to Work Together for Student Achievement
By Scott Mandel

EDUCATION

144 Pages, 8 x 10

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB, Mobipocket, PDF

Trade Paper, $19.95 (US $19.95) (CA $24.95)

ISBN 9781569762172

Rights: WOR

Chicago Review Press (Jan 2008)
Zephyr Press

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Overview

With the National PTA’s Standard for School-Family-Community Partnership as a framework, this guide offers advice for resolving common points of contention between parents and teachers, such as the most productive use of a parent–teacher conference, the best at-home environment for doing homework, the helpfulness of parental rewards for classroom performance, and a teacher’s role in supporting a student with an at-home crisis. This solution manual draws from real-world experiences of parents, teachers, and administrators to tackle issues of communication, parenting skills, classroom volunteering, and mutual respect.

Reviews

"This helpful manual provides tips to guide teachers through the complexities of working with parents." —MSTA’s Class Notes

Author Biography

Scott Mandel has been an educator for more than 25 years and is the founder and developer of Teachers Helping Teachers, a website for educators. He is the author of Improving Test Scores and The New-Teacher Toolbox. He lives in Northridge, California.