Parent Outreach Successby: Joel Nitzberg and Judith Sparrow

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Through the Massachusetts Parent Involvement Project (MassPIP), teams of community businesses, service organizations, school personnel, parents, and children joined together and planned and conducted science, mathematics, and technology related activities and events that met the needs of their specific communities and integrated these content areas into systemic learning experiences. In this article, the authors present an overview of the project and then discuss one successful event from initial planning through completion.

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  • Elementary
Publication Date
11/1/2001

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  • on Wed Mar 26, 2014 3:28 PM

This article is an overview of a project called the Massachusetts Parent Involvement Project (MassPIP) which was a systemic science education reform project. This educational outreach program that included teams of community businesses, service organizations, school personnel, and parents who came together to plan and carry out educational activities and events that brought communities together. The purpose of these activities and events was to integrate content areas such as science, math and technology into a systematic learning experience. The article documents the steps and describes some of the events.

Adah  (San Antonio, TX)
Adah (San Antonio, TX)


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