Messages From Home: The Parent-Child Home Program for Overcoming Educational Disadvantage / Edition 2

Messages From Home: The Parent-Child Home Program for Overcoming Educational Disadvantage / Edition 2

by Phyllis Levenstein, Susan Levenstein
     
 

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ISBN-10: 159213677X

ISBN-13: 9781592136773

Pub. Date: 06/28/2008

Publisher: Temple University Press

Combining lively writing and scientific rigor, this expanded and updated edition of Messages from Home describes the methods and continued success of The Parent-Child Home Program. Spearheaded by the late Phyllis Levenstein, this pre-preschool home visiting program prepares at-risk children to succeed in school, overcoming educational disadvantage.

Overview

Combining lively writing and scientific rigor, this expanded and updated edition of Messages from Home describes the methods and continued success of The Parent-Child Home Program. Spearheaded by the late Phyllis Levenstein, this pre-preschool home visiting program prepares at-risk children to succeed in school, overcoming educational disadvantage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592136773
Publisher:
Temple University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2008
Edition description:
Revised and Updated
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword   Kathryn E. Barnard     ix
Coauthor's Preface   Susan Levenstein     xiii
Prologue to the Second Edition   Phyllis Levenstein     xxi
Chronology     xxvii
Introduction     1
Two Mothers, Two Children: Program Participants     5
Poverty in the Twenty-First Century: Parental Love Fights Back     23
"Show, Not Tell": The Parent-Child Home Program Method     39
Underpinnings: The Theory behind The Parent-Child Home Program     71
How Effective Is The Parent-Child Home Program?     86
Methodological Issues in Intervention Research: Lessons from The Parent-Child Home Program Experience     110
From Laboratory to Real World: Successful Replication of a Successful Intervention     124
Preventing a Dream from Becoming a Nightmare: The Ethics of Home Visiting Programs     153
Ludic Literacy: Prelude to Instrumental Literacy     160
Messages from Home: Meditations and Conclusions     168
The Parent-Child Home Program in Writing: Publications by and about the Program, 1968-2007     182
Outcome Measures Created by The Parent-Child Home Program     229
References     233
Index     249

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