Parents receive information, From school, From teacher(s)
Parents ask questions, Curriculum, Roles, Expectations, Issues, Student needs
Parents present important information
Volunteer opportunities, How can parents be involved?, What information is needed?, What are parents' talents, skills?
Homework, What is the parents' view?, What is the teacher's view?, Expectations
School committees, How can schools connect with families?, How would parents like to be involved?
Community, How can schools connect with the community?, What does the community need?
Interaction with family, Listening to others?, School environment
Interaction with students, Interested?, Communication?
Interaction with teacher, Language, Interests, Curriculum, Classroom
Questions, Teachers actively listen, Teachers encourage questioning
Concerns, How do students and teachers communicate these?
Interests, Teachers incorporate student interests
Ability, Special needs?
Academic, How are these communicated?, Special needs?
Behavior, Special needs?, Issues/concerns
Language, Home language?
Cultural, Address assumptions, Mental models?
Teachers listen to families, Address assumptions?
Teachers answer questions
Verbal/oral and written forms?
Other school staff involved?, Team building?
How do parents interact?
How do students interact?
Teachers interact with families, Mental models?
Teachers seek community involvement
Get contact/student information
What feedback do families have?
How do teachers get families involved?, Shared vision?
Teachers get feedback from families
How does the community get involved?
How do families view open house?
How do schools get support from community members?
How can schools get input from the community?
How can open house be improved?
What are teacher roles?
What are family roles?
What models are formed by community members and schools?
How do we address these?
How do schools get input from parents?
What are student roles?
How can communication be improved?
District, How can the community be more involved in planning?, Shared vision?
How could open house be improved?