Home, School & Community Relations / Edition 5

Home, School & Community Relations / Edition 5

by Carol Gestwicki
     
 

Author and Early Childhood Consultant Carol Gestwicki draws on the standards for teachers in working with families espoused by the National Association for the Education of Young Children in her newest book Home, School, Community Relations: A Guide to Working with Families. Her approach to the subject of the importance of teacher-family relationships is

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Author and Early Childhood Consultant Carol Gestwicki draws on the standards for teachers in working with families espoused by the National Association for the Education of Young Children in her newest book Home, School, Community Relations: A Guide to Working with Families. Her approach to the subject of the importance of teacher-family relationships is refreshing. She presents important material in a positive manner, while acknowledging and discussing the difficulties that exist. Gestwicki has created a reader-friendly format that optimizes the use of case studies, examples, practical activities, photos, cartoons and tables, as well as lists of references, Web sites and additional reading. Education students, teachers and parents will find this to be a tremendous resource in helping children succeed in school, at home and in the community.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766863071
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/18/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Families Today. Chapter 2: Parenting. Chapter 3: A Day with Two Families: Diversity in Contemporary Society. Chapter 4: What is Family Involvement? Chapter 5: Benefits of Teacher-Family Partnerships for Children. Chapter 6: Potential Barriers to Teacher-Parent Partnerships. Chapter 7: Foundations of a Successful Partnership. Chapter 8: At the Beginning with Families and Children. Chapter 9: Informal Communication with Families. Chapter 10: Parent-Teacher Conferences. Chapter 11: Home Visits with Parents and Children. Chapter 12: Families in the Classroom. Chapter 13: Parent Education. Chapter 14: It Takes a Village: Teachers, Families and Communities. Chapter 15: Supporting Parents in Particular Situations. Chapter 16: Working with Troublesome Attitudes and Situations. Chapter 17: Looking at Parent-Involvement Programs that Work.

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