Home, School, and Community Relations: A Guide to Working with Parents, 3/e / Edition 3

Home, School, and Community Relations: A Guide to Working with Parents, 3/e / Edition 3

by Carol Gestwicki
     
 

ISBN-10: 0827372183

ISBN-13: 9780827372184

Pub. Date: 02/28/1996

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This updated edition promotes the philosophy that teachers work as partners with parents, and introduces a variety of techniques for establishing effective communication and parent involvement. It addresses the complex diversity of families and teaching situations that exist, sensitizing readers to the pressing needs of today's families and to the importance of

Overview


This updated edition promotes the philosophy that teachers work as partners with parents, and introduces a variety of techniques for establishing effective communication and parent involvement. It addresses the complex diversity of families and teaching situations that exist, sensitizing readers to the pressing needs of today's families and to the importance of involving them in the educational institution that cares for their children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827372184
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.11(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents


INTRODUCTION TO PARENTING: A Consideration of Families. Parenting. A Day in the Lives of Two Families. TEACHER-PARENT PARTNERSHIPS IN EARLY EDUCATION: What is Parent Involvement? Benefits of Teacher-Parent Partnerships for Children, Parents, & Teachers. Potential Barriers to Teacher-Parent Relationships. Foundations of Successful Partnership. TECHNIQUES FOR DEVELOPING PARTNERSHIPS: At the Beginning with Parents & Children. Informal Communication with Parents. Parent-Teacher Conferences. Home Visits with Parents & Children. Parents in a Classroom. Parents in Meetings. Teachers & Parents in the Community. MAKING A PARTNERSHIP WORK: Working with Parents with Special Needs. Working with Troublesome Attitudes & Situations. Looking at Parent-Involvement Programs That Work. Resource Directory.

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