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Crosswalk connection : a parent's guide to bridging the gap between home and school
Wolf, Mary L.
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Tempe, Ariz. : DDJ Enterprises, [2000]

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vi, 189 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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LB1048.5 .W65 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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The title Crosswalk Connection symbolizes the parent and the school both reaching out to work together to provide the best education for the child. It also symbolizes the ability of all those concerned with education to cross the crosswalk in an effort to learn about each other and support one another. The book offers the best tools and strategies for parents and schools to work together including organizing the home to support academic achievement, promote understanding of student learning styles, finding the right school and learning environment for the child, as well as supporting and communicating with the school. The book includes a glossary of education terms, worksheets for reviewing a school, and a list of additional resources related to the topics discussed. Tips for working with the community and industry to develop partnerships with schools is also included. This is a must-have guide for parents of children in all grade levels.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Organizing Your Home For Successp. 1
Part 2 Understanding Your Child As A Learnerp. 25
Part 3 Communicating With Your Schoolp. 59
Part 4 Finding The Right Schoolp. 95
Sample Questionsp. 111
Workbooksp. 117
Part 5 Supporting Your Child's Schoolp. 137
Appendixp. 159
Glossary of Termsp. 181
Templatesp. 187