Home, School, and Community Relations / Edition 8
  • Home, School, and Community Relations / Edition 8
  • Home, School, and Community Relations / Edition 8

Home, School, and Community Relations / Edition 8

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by Carol Gestwicki
     
 

Helping future teachers cope with the realities of modern working families, Gestwicki (early childhood education, Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, North Carolina) updates her textbook on specific attitudes, philosophies, and practical techniques for building relationships with parents. She emphasizes that a good relationship not only make the teacher's… See more details below

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Helping future teachers cope with the realities of modern working families, Gestwicki (early childhood education, Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, North Carolina) updates her textbook on specific attitudes, philosophies, and practical techniques for building relationships with parents. She emphasizes that a good relationship not only make the teacher's job easier and the parent happy, but provides a beneficial experience for the child. No dates are noted for the earlier editions. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111833237
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
552
Sales rank:
155,216
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
About the Author
Acknowledgments
Sect. IIntroduction to Parenting
Ch. 1A Consideration of Families3
Ch. 2Parenting29
Ch. 3A Day in the Lives of Two Families65
Sect. IITeacher-Parent Partnerships in Early Education
Ch. 4What Is Parent Involvement?77
Ch. 5Benefits of Teacher-Parent Partnerships for Children, Parents, and Teachers99
Ch. 6Potential Barriers to Teacher-Parent Relationships117
Ch. 7Foundations of a Successful Partnership135
Sect. IIITechniques for Developing Partnerships
Ch. 8At the Beginning with Parents and Children153
Ch. 9Informal Communication with Parents179
Ch. 10Parent-Teacher Conferences197
Ch. 11Home Visits with Parents and Children225
Ch. 12Parents in a Classroom241
Ch. 13Parents in Meetings263
Ch. 14Teachers and Parents in the Community283
Sect. IVMaking a Partnership Work
Ch. 15Working with Parents with Special Needs307
Ch. 16Working with Troublesome Attitudes and Situations347
Ch. 17Looking at Parent-Involvement Programs That Work367
Appendix: Resource Directory393
Index395

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