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Overview

Families, Schools, and Communities: Building Partnerships for Educating Children, 6/e is a comprehensive, practical guide to establishing collaboration with families and the larger community that focuses on making the learning experience more productive and more positive for all concerned. It gives school teachers, child care teachers, and other professionals the understanding and tools they need to work with family and community members to give children a rich education. This new edition helps students to develop a firm understanding of the context of children’s and their families’ lives, includes a number of outstanding pedagogical features designed to ensure teaching and learning success, and addresses and highlights areas of critical importance in education today.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780133551358
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 3/24/2014
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Patricia Scully has worked in the field of early childhood education in a variety of roles for over 40 years. In addition to teaching in child-care and elementary school settings, she has worked as a child-care center director and as education director of several non-profit agencies. She is currently an associate professor at the University of Maryland Baltimore County where she directs the early childhood program. Her areas of expertise include early literacy, relaxation and stress reduction for children and teachers, and parent and community involvement in education.

Chandler Barbour is a retired professor of Education from Towson University now living on an island off the coast of Maine. He worked as a teacher and administrator in elementary schools and universities over a period of 42 years. He is co-author of three different books on teacher and school partnerships.

Hilary Roberts-King lives in Baltimore, Maryland and has been an elementary school teacher for over ten years. She is also an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland Baltimore County and Pacific Oaks College where she has developed and taught courses in math processes in early childhood education, early literacy, and child development. Currently she is president of the board of directors for the non-profit Downtown Baltimore Child Care and teaches first grade in a Title I school.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Home, School, and Community Influences on Children’s Lives

Chapter 2 Historical and Philosophical Perspectives

Chapter 3 Viewing Family Diversity

Chapter 4 Understanding Roles and Experiences of Parents

Chapter 5 Meeting Child-Care Needs from Infancy Through School Age

Chapter 6 Working with Families of Children with Disabilities

Chapter 7 Protecting and Safeguarding Children

Chapter 8 Home Influences on Children’s Development

Chapter 9 Community Influences on Children’s Development

Chapter 10 Establishing and Maintaining Collaborative Relationships

Chapter 11 Building School Partnerships with Families and Community Groups

Appendix Bibliography of Children’s Books

Glossary

References

Name Index

Subject Index

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