ISBN-10:
0766802574
ISBN-13:
9780766802575
Pub. Date:
06/01/2000
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Families, Schools and Communities: Working Together for Children / Edition 1

Families, Schools and Communities: Working Together for Children / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780766802575
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 06/01/2000
Series: Early Childhood Education Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.66(d)

About the Author


Donna Couchenour is a Professor of Early Childhood Education in the Teacher Education Department at Shippensburg University. A member of the NAEYC Professional Development Panel, she received her Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies from Ohio State.

Kent Chrisman is Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education in the Teacher Education Department at Shippensburg University. He received his Ed.D. in Educational Supervision at the University of Louisville, and is a member of the Pennsylvania Early Care and Education State Advisory Committee as well as the Pennsylvania TEACH Advisory Board.

Table of Contents


Preface. Forward. PART I: UNDERSTANDING FAMILIES: A Theory-based Rationale for Family Involvement in Early Childhood Education. Culture, Race and Class. Development Issues in Families with Young Children. Family Strengths, Family Structure and Family Functions. Parenting. Family Stress. PART II: PRACTICE: A Family-based philosophy in Early Childhood Education. Family-Staff Relationships. Parent Education and Family Life Education. Early Childhood Educators in the Community. APPENDIX A: Web sites for professional development. APPENDIX B: NAEYC Code of ethical conduct and statement of commitment. APPENDIX C: National Academy of Early Childhood Programs accreditation criteria. APPENDIX D: National education goals. APPENDIX E: Professional preparation guidelines for early childhood education. APPENDIX F: NAEYC position statement on child abuse prevention. Glossary. Index.

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