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All Parent Engagement: For teachers articles

By: American Federation of Teachers (2007)
Effective communication is essential for building school-family partnerships. It constitutes the foundation for all other forms of family involvement in education.

By: Amy Stuczynski, Joyce Riha Linik, Rebecca Novick, Jean Spraker (2005)
Children can learn about family heritage at the same time they are improving their literacy skills. Using family-based writing projects, you can build a connection with parents, and help children see the value in their own heritage and in the diversity around them.

By: Amy Stuczynski, Joyce Riha Linik, Rebecca Novick, Jean Spraker (2005)
Writing is a new way for young children to tell their stories and express themselves, but they are also learning valuable lessons about print concepts and letter-sound relationships when they put pen to paper.

"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read." — Groucho Marx