Parents as Partners in Education: Families and Schools Working Together / Edition 7

Parents as Partners in Education: Families and Schools Working Together / Edition 7

by Eugenia Hepworth Berger
     
 

Parents as Partners in Education: Families and Schools Working Together, seventh edition, uniquely provides comprehensive coverage of the history of parenting and parent/school collaboration, current issues and immigration trends affecting American schools and communities, diverse family structures and ethnic groups, and many techniques that teaching

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Parents as Partners in Education: Families and Schools Working Together, seventh edition, uniquely provides comprehensive coverage of the history of parenting and parent/school collaboration, current issues and immigration trends affecting American schools and communities, diverse family structures and ethnic groups, and many techniques that teaching professionals can use to engage family members of all children more completely as partners in education. Chapters on working with families of children with special needs and on child abuse are other remarkable aspects of this text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132286701
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
04/27/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
7.96(w) x 9.97(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

Brief Table of Contents

1. Family–Essential for a Child’s Development

2. Diversity of Families

3. Learning about Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Children and Families

4. Family Engagement: History and Social Influences

5. Creating Effective Partnerships: Families, Schools, and Community

6. Effective Teacher-Family Communication: Types, Barriers, Conferences, and Programs

7. Leadership in Working with Families

8. School-Based Programs

9. Home-Based Programs

10. Supporting Families of Children with Special Needs

11. Family Violence and Child Abuse

12. Families and Child Advocacy

References

Index

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