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Report: Lets Try: “Friday” Folders

Report » Lets Try: “Friday” Folders



TEACHERS, FAMILIES, family partnerships, SCHOOLS


PRACTITIONER:family connections and partnerships


Ferguson, Dianne


2004, 7/14/2010


National Institute for Urban School Improvement


Good communication between teachers and families can help build school community and foster successful school experiences for kids. One way to achieve good communication is to establish a consistent system for sharing information. A weekly “Friday” folder, provided to each student by his or her teacher, creates an arena for schools and families to share information, successes, questions, and suggestions.