Parents as Partners in Education : Families and Schools Working Together
For courses in Parents in Early Childhood.This popular comprehensive book offers a unique blend of practical information and strategies that enhance school-parent collaboration for children ages 0-8 to involve parents in their children's education. The book is the best in the field because it goes beyond other texts to cover: 1) past and current research, 2) special concerns and challenges of working with minority and culturally-diverse families, 3) school and home-based programs, 4) parent conferences, 5) involving parents of children with disabilities, 6) child abuse, 7) advocacy, 8) and the rights and responsibilities balance. The comprehensive and practical information provided in this book make it a valuable reference for students after they are working in the field.
- Paperback | 563 pages
- 185.42 x 228.6 x 22.86mm | 929.86g
- 09 Jul 1999
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 5th edition
Table of contents
1. Family Involvement-Essential for a Child's Development. 2. Historical Overview of Family Life and Parent Involvement. 3. The Family and Community. 4. Effective Home-School-Community Relationships. 5. Communication and Parent Programs. 6. Collaborative Leadership-Working with Parents. 7. School-Based Programs. 8. Home-Based Programs. 9. Working with Parents of the Child with Disabilities. 10. The Abused Child. 11. Rights, Responsibilities, and Advocacy.