Beyond Tokenism: Parents as Partners in Literacy
Beyond Tokenism offers parents, teachers, and school administrators challenges, ideas, and directions for building positive parent partnerships in literacy education. Its ideas are firmly rooted in the authors' belief that parents play a vital role in children's education. Learning is seen as a social process originating in the meaning-based relationship that begins in the home. The focus is on literacy, outlining practical ways to involve parents as partners in learning. Cairney and Munsie invite schools to move beyond token parental involvement.
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