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Donahue, Mavis L.; Baumgartner, Dana
July 1997
Teaching Exceptional Children;Jul/Aug97, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p38
Academic Journal
Focuses on a homework activity to aid parents and children in the development of literacy and other subjects skills. Information on the activity helping teachers and students to get familiar with one another; Indepth look at the benefits of the activity; Identification that learning process does not end at school. INSETS: What does the research say about connecting home and school..;Electronic study group on homework and parent involvement..


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