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Home, School, and Community Collaboration: Culturally Responsive Family Involvement / Edition 1
     

Home, School, and Community Collaboration: Culturally Responsive Family Involvement / Edition 1

by Kathy Beth Grant, Julie A. Ray
 

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ISBN-10: 1412954746

ISBN-13: 9781412954747

Pub. Date: 01/13/2009

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Using the culturally responsive family support model, this text prepares teachers to work effectively with the diverse families of their students

Filled with practical suggestions and reflective opportunities, Home, School, and Community Collaboration uses the culturally responsive family support model to prepare readers to work with children from diverse

Overview

Using the culturally responsive family support model, this text prepares teachers to work effectively with the diverse families of their students

Filled with practical suggestions and reflective opportunities, Home, School, and Community Collaboration uses the culturally responsive family support model to prepare readers to work with children from diverse families. This text includes contributions from 24 experts in the field in addressing the issues in family involvement that today's teachers are likely to encounter.

Key Features

  • Covers family systems theory, family involvement models, and the family support approach
  • Includes a wide range of practical strategies for use in today's schools, as well as activities that help readers make connections between the course content and their own experiences
  • Features case studies and vignettes that provide opportunities for reflection and help readers apply text information to real-life settings

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412954747
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/13/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Understanding Family Involvement: Building a Knowledge Base for Culturally Responsive Family Involvement
Chapter 1: Family Involvement and the Beginning Educator - Kathy B. Grant, Julie A. Ray
Chapter 2: Theories and Models for Family Involvement in Schools - Josephine Agnew-Tally, Donald Mott
Chapter 3: Family Support Strategies and Standards Promoting Collaborative Practices - Helen Nissani, Dorothy Singleton
Chapter 4: Parenting Today's Children - Kathy B. Grant, Julie A. Ray
Section II: Appreciating Families: Today's Diverse Families
Chapter 5: Structurally Diverse Families - Kathy B. Grant, Julie A. Ray
Chapter 6: Culturally Diverse Families - Luis Hernandez, Lynn Zubov, Joyce Goddard, Manuel Vargas
Chapter 7: Students of Families in Transition - Kathy B. Grant, Julie A. Ray
Chapter 8: Families Overcoming Obstacles - John Wong, Jonathan Livingston, George Cliett, Sherry Eaton
Chapter 9: Families in Abusive Situations - Keith Anderson
Section III: Supporting Families: Teachers' Roles in Family Involvement
Chapter 10: Teacher as Classroom Family Involvement Practitioner - Kathy B. Grant, Julie A. Ray
Chapter 11: Teacher as Family Communication Facilitator - Jeannine Studer
Chapter 12: Working With Families of Children With Special Needs
Chapter 13: Teacher as a Family Resource and Advocate - Josephine Agnew-Tally, Donald Mott, Sheila Brookes, Kathy Thornburg
Section IV: Organizing for Family Involvement: Putting Knowledge and Skills Into Action
Chapter 14: Preparing for Family Events - Vincent Snipes, Pamela Moses-Snipes, Catherine Matthews, Jewell Cooper, Carole Robinson
Chapter 15: Schoolwide Family Involvement Activities
Appendix A: NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct
Appendix B: State Agencies for Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
Appendix C: Family Involvement Program Mandates
Appendix D: Legislation Impacting Families and Children
About the Authors
About the Contributing Authors

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