For courses in Parents in Early Childhood. This popular comprehensive book offers a unique blend of practical information and strategies that enhance school-parent collaboration for children ages 0-8 to involve parents in their children's education. The book is the best in the field because it goes beyond other texts to cover: 1) past and current research, 2) special concerns and challenges of working with minority and culturally-diverse families, 3) school and home-based programs, 4) parent conferences, 5) involving parents of children with disabilities, 6) child abuse, 7) advocacy, 8) and the rights and responsibilities balance. The comprehensive and practical information provided in this book make it a valuable reference for students after they are working in the field.
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This comprehensive text presents a unique, practical blend of strategies for helping regular and special educators, community workers, and other professionals effectively involve parents in their children's education. It reaches well beyond other texts in the field to examine past and current research, special concerns and challenges of working with minority and culturally-diverse families, school- and home-based programs, the importance of good two-way communication, conducting parent conferences, involving parents of children with disabilities, dealing with child abuse and its aftermath, and such topics as advocacy and the rights/responsibilities balance.From the Back Cover:
Covers the essential aspects of parent participation and society's impact on education. Moves beyond the typical discussion of parent involvement. Addresses recent developments such as recent research on child and brain development, family resource centers, and the focus on involving parents from the beginning of the educational process. Contains examples of successful school programs. For Educators and School Administrators, Head Start Programs, and parents.
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Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 4. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0023082615
Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0023082615
Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110023082615