Ch 10: The Role of Family-School Partnerships

About This Chapter

Teachers must strive to understand the role of family-school partnerships, as these partnerships can provide students with better networks of support. This chapter addresses social factors and other issues with developing these partnerships.

The Role of Family-School Partnerships - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, discover details about how your students' social networks can influence their progress in the classroom. As you go through this chapter about the role of family-school partnerships, some of the topics you will go over include:

  • Four of the key agents of socialization during childhood
  • The benefits of families making time for school activities
  • Parents' and families' role in education

Our teaching resources have been designed with busy teachers in mind. To offer you more convenient learning options, all of our lesson materials and other tools can be accessed online from any Internet-ready device. Furthermore, we give you around-the-clock access, so you can go through these materials when it works for you and your schedule.

How It Helps

  • Details helpful strategies: By learning about strategies to promote parent involvement, you will expand your understanding of how the family-school partnership dynamic should work.
  • Sparks teacher excitement: Dealing with families can be frightening for some teachers, but these lessons show you the benefits of parent involvement, which could get you excited about communicating with families.
  • Promotes community: Teachers can only do so much in the classroom, so going through these lessons can give you the confidence to approach parents and improve the community support for your students.

Skills Covered

By the completion of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Define how media, peers, schools, and families socialize children
  • Examine the impact of family involvement with education
  • Explain how parents can be partners in educating children

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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