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Parents as Partners Episode #53 October 15, 2012 Ignite Parents with Tracy Bachellier


52:30 minutes (12.02 MB)

Tracy Bachellier a parent in Stratford Ontario shared how the Avon Maitland District School Board worked with their Parent Involvement Committee to engage parents in a with an event called Ignite Parents. Tracy described how the event was created, organized and delivered to an audience made up of parents, teachers, administrators and community members. 

Parents as Partners Episode 51 June 11 2012 Aaron Puley


72:54 minutes (22.5 MB)

Parents as Partners Episode 41 January 17, 2011 Dr. Debbie Pushor


71:40 minutes (16.4 MB)

Dr. Debbie Pushor, an Associate Professor at the University of Saskatchewan in the Department of Curriculum Studies in the College of Education joined the show to describe the courses she is running for preservice teachers. Dr. Pushor’s doctoral work has focused on parent engagement and parent leadership. She has lectured and presented extensively about her passion for engaging parents. The course is called Engaging Parents in Teaching and Learning and we know you will enjoy hearing the experiences of the students in her classes. She is using a "curriculum of parents." - a must listen. Chat Log

Parents as Partner Episode # 27 September 21, 2009


64:00 minutes (29.3 MB)

The Parents as Partners team welcomed Larry Ferlazzo, a high school teacher  from Sacramento, California Larry  as he discussed his new book “Building Parent Engagement in Schools”   http://engagingparentsinschool.edublogs.org

Larry shared his experiences in engaging parent using home visits and community partnerships.

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