How Communities Build Stronger Schools: Stories, Strategies, and Promising Practices for Educating Every Child by A. DoddHow Communities Build Stronger Schools: Stories, Strategies, and Promising Practices for Educating Every Child by A. Dodd

How Communities Build Stronger Schools: Stories, Strategies, and Promising Practices for Educating…

byA. Dodd, J. Konzal

Hardcover | May 2, 2003

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If it takes a village to raise a child, Anne Wescott Dodd and Jean L. Konzal feel that it takes a community to make a school. Not content with the idea of a school being contained within four walls and existing only for a few hours every day, Dodd and Konzal know that a school which looks after the complete child exists far beyond its four walls and for the whole 24 hours in each day. They present a radical democratic vision of the public school where everyone not just students, teachers and parents plays a part in shaping our children and, consequently, our future.
ANNE WESCOTT DODD is the Chair of the Education Department at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. For fifiteen years she taught English, Social Studies, and Conversational French at two junior high schools in California and English at four senior high schools in Maine. She is the co-editor of theJournal of Maine Education, which has won ...
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Title:How Communities Build Stronger Schools: Stories, Strategies, and Promising Practices for Educating…Format:HardcoverDimensions:347 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 1.01 inPublished:May 2, 2003Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0312238916

ISBN - 13:9780312238919

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Table of Contents

Introduction PART ONE: PARENT AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT TODAY: CHALLENGES AND PROBLEMS Why Parents, Educators, and Community Members Must Work Together Relationship: Tensions and Limitations From Confrontation to Conversation: The Story of the South Wellington Parents' Special-Education Group Conflict about School Change: The Story of Springfield Regional High School PART TWO: BEYOND PARENT INVOLVEMENT: CONNECTING HOME, SCHOOL, AND COMMUNITY Changing the Paradigm: The Home-School-Community Relationship as Synergistic Getting Started: Building a Foundation of Trust and Respect PART THREE: MOVING CLOSER TO THE NEW PARADIGM: PROFILES AND PRACTICES A Place Where Everybody Knows Your Name: A Profile of Greenbrook Elementary School Creating a Community of Difference: A Profile of Crossroads Middle School Linking Home, School, and Community: A Sampling of Strategies and Practices Rethinking What it Takes to Educate All Children

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'...solidly developed, and workable strategies are offered. Highly recommended.' - W. L. McKinney, Choice