Parent Involvement in Selected Components of the Coordinated School Health Program
- Parental influence on a student's selection of a college major. Pearson, Cathy; Dellman-Jenkins, Mary // College Student Journal;Sep97, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p301
Investigates the impact of parental educational background on whether or not incoming students decide on a college major. Analysis on the family structure, gender and parental encouragement of the students in the United States; Incoming freshmen's completion of a set of questionnaire; Parent's...
- Sandman's story hour highlights parents as teachers program. // Curriculum Review;Apr92, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p11
Presents information about the Sandman's Story Hour held at the Maplewood-Richmond Heights Senior High School cafeteria that draw more than 100 participants. How the activity was conducted; Participation of the parent in the activity; How the district benefit from the program; Information given...
- School honors students and parents at banquet. // Curriculum Review;Apr92, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p16
Discusses the activity of teachers for honoring the students who succeed in their study and the parents who motivate their children to do well. How the teachers show their appreciation for the effort of students and parents; Percentage of students that qualify for the activity; Sponsors of the...
- Regular mailings keep parents informed. // Curriculum Review;Apr92, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p20
Discusses that the two extra mailings are making a big difference in keeping parents to be aware of the their children's progress in school. When the teacher of the children in Hendricks Community Academy, a public school in Chicago received the mail from the teachers; Content of the mails;...
- Alabama educators seek parent and community involvement. // Curriculum Review;Apr92, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p22
Cites the choice of Alabama educators to use the American Education Week to encourage parent and community involvement in their schools. Prizes given by Walker County Education Association for every baby born in a week; Idea of the prizes they are giving; Community leaders invited by the...
- Don't take continuing parent involvement for granted. Kruglik, Marla // Curriculum Review;Dec93, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p20
Provides tips on reinforcing parent involvement in their children's primary education.
- Three ways to recruit parent volunteers: Manipulate, be aggressive, and twist arms. // Curriculum Review;Feb95, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p7
Recommends strategies for recruiting parents as volunteers in school activities.
- Tough talk on parents. // Curriculum Review;Apr96, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p4
Presents the comments of a Grand Rapids, Michigan teacher on the importance of parents to a child's success in education.
- Parent and professional partnerships in special education: Multicultural considerations. Sileo, Thomas W.; Sileo, Ann P. // Intervention in School & Clinic;Jan96, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p145
Highlights the importance of parent-professional relationships to students' academic and social development and the impact of ethnic, linguistic, and cultural diversity on the establishment of these partnerships. Strategies for parent-professional interactions; Approaches for facilitating...