Families, Schools, and Communities: Building Partnerships for Educating Children / Edition 5

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780137035465
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 4/2/2010
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 155,522
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Chandler Barbour, a retired professor of education, has spent over 40 years in elementary school

teaching, school administration, and university teaching. His strong interests in educational

partnerships for teachers in training and appropriate curriculum for children have led to research and

writing on school collaborations and networks. He is a co-author of two earlier publications:Partnerships

in Education (1970), AACTE and The Teaching Clinic (1974), Ass'n of Teacher Educators,

plus articles and reports for professional journals in Education. In retirement, Mr. Barbour lives in

coastal Maine and devotes volunteer time to public school projects, church programs, and prison

inmate counseling. He also serves as a board director for a fishing advocacy group, a church facilities

board, and one regional hospital board.

Nita H. Barbour is a retired University of Maryland professor with over 30 years in teaching,

researching and curriculum program development for educational facilities in three states. Her

professional work covers involvement with programs for populations ranging from preschool to

university graduate courses. Nita's Fulbright Scholarship in language study in the 1950s led to a career

long interest in the uses of language and the impact of language and culture on education. This interest

has followed her into retirement as a feature of the language literacy programs she has established for

preschoolers in her Maine community. Professor Barbour is a co-author of two earlier textbooks in the

early childhood field: Early Childhood Education: An Introduction, 4e, 1998, Merrill/Prentice Hall and

Developmental Continuity Across Preschool & Primary Grades, 2e, 2004, Ass'n of Childhood

Education International.

Dr. Patricia Scully is an Associate Professor at the University of Maryland Baltimore

County (UMBC) where she directs the early childhood teacher education program and

teaches courses in early literacy, children’s literature, and curriculum. Earlier in her

career, Dr. Scully taught in child care centers and public school classrooms working with

children from two to 12 years of age in New Jersey, New York City, and Maryland. She

has been a child care center director and has worked extensively in professional

development for child care professionals. She is a graduate of The College of New

Jersey, Teachers College, Columbia University and the University of Maryland College

Park. Her publications include articles in the Early Childhood Journal and Young

Children as well as the book, Developmental Continuity across Preschool and Primary

Grades, 2nd Ed. published by the Association for Childhood Education International.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Home, School, and Community Influences in Children's Lives 1
Ch. 2 Historical Perspectives 23
Ch. 3 Viewing Family Diversity 43
Ch. 4 Parenting the Child 67
Ch. 5 Responsibility for Educating Children 93
Ch. 6 Curriculum of the Home 115
Ch. 7 Curriculum of the School 141
Ch. 8 Curriculum of the Community 165
Ch. 9 Traditional and Innovative Strategies for Working Together 187
Ch. 10 Models for Parent - School - Community Partnerships 213
Ch. 11 Effective Social Settings for Learning 235
Ch. 12 Working Together 259
Annotated Bibliography of Children's Books 281
Glossary 295
References 301
Index 315
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