TITLE

WELCOMING PARENTS: EDUCATORS AS GUEST HOSTS ON SCHOOL LANDSCAPES

AUTHOR(S)
Pushor, Debbie
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Education Canada;Fall2007, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses parents' engagement in education in Canada. The author differentiates between involvement and engagement, with a preference for engagement as it includes parent input and participation in planning. She relates two first-day-of-school experiences and explains that the explicit demonstration of school personnel beliefs and assumptions is critical to welcoming parents to participate in education. She explains what it means to be a "welcoming" school.
ACCESSION #
27015324

 

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