Parents As Partners In Education

Author: Eugenia Hepworth Berger
Editor: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780132286701
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For courses in Parents/Home-School Relations in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education. Parents as Partners in Education: Families and Schools Working Together, seventh edition, is the most comprehensive book on the market covering the history of parenting and parent/school collaboration, current issues and population trends affecting American schools and communities, diverse family structures, and techniques for establishing a connection with parents and encouraging involvement with their child's learning. Many chapters also feature sample case studies of children. Throughout, students will find useful illustrations, summaries, review questions, and Web links. Following the introductory chapter that provides a rationale for strong family involvement, Chapter 2 provides an overview of population and immigration trends, diverse family structures. Chapter 3 discusses ways to understand the community with which professionals work, cultural diversity, and the diverse ethnic groups that compose American communities. An historical overview of family life and parent involvement follows in Ch. 4. effective home-school-community relationships, communication and parent programs, and developing collaborative relationships with parents. Presentation on school-based parent involement programs and home-based parent involvement programs follow in Chapters 8 and 9. The text ends with three chapters on working with parents of a child with disabilities (to understand processes in schools, parents' rights, and laws in special education), child abuse (including bullying and ways to spot and intervene in abuse situations), and children's and parents' rights and advocacy.

Social Justice And Parent Partnerships In Multicultural Education Contexts

Author: Norris, Katherine E.L.
Editor: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522539441
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Despite the ever-changing demographics of the United States and decisions made by the Supreme Court, racial tensions and turmoil continue to affect daily life in a multitude of environments. In educational environments, advancements in teaching technologies, in conjunction with these tensions, require a cooperation between parents and school personnel to promote student success. Social Justice and Parent Partnerships in Multicultural Education Contexts is a critical scholarly resource that explores the importance of cooperation between parents, teachers, and administrators to create valuable support systems that will promote student success through strategies using social justice. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics, such as parent collaboration, bilingualism, and community-based partnerships, this book is geared toward academicians, researchers, and teachers seeking current research on the importance of cooperation between parents and education professionals in encouraging positive student outcomes in multicultural learning environments.

Early Childhood Development Concepts Methodologies Tools And Applications

Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Editor: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522575081
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A focus on the developmental progress of children before the age of eight helps to inform their future successes, including their personality, social behavior, and intellectual capacity. However, it is difficult for experts to pinpoint best learning and parenting practices for young children. Early Childhood Development: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is an innovative reference source for the latest research on the cognitive, socio-emotional, physical, and linguistic development of children in settings such as homes, community-based centers, health facilities, and school. Highlighting a range of topics such as cognitive development, parental involvement, and school readiness, this multi-volume book is designed for educators, healthcare professionals, parents, academicians, and researchers interested in all aspects of early childhood development.

Family Engagement With Schools

Author: Nancy Feyl Chavkin
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190642122
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Using forty years of evidence-based research as its core, Family Engagement with Schools: Strategies for School Social Workers and Educators is the only book written specifically for social workers and social work students who work in partnership with educators. The text helps translate the rich research history about family involvement in education to practical strategies that school social workers can use in their daily practice with families and communities. It also presents the new Dual Capacity-Building Model and explains how, along with other conceptual frameworks, it is essential for school social workers as they design the programs and select the practices that will work best in their schools and communities. Family Engagement with Schools is written in user-friendly language with many examples, case vignettes, and tools to guide the process of relationship building and program improvement. It includes the latest resources, toolkits, and related organizations for developing family, school, and community partnerships.

Families Schools And Communities

Author: Chandler Barbour
Editor: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780132392822
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A basic tenet ofFamilies, Schools, & Communities: Building Partnerships for Educating Children, fourth edition, is that schools will always be a primary venue for educating the young child, and educators must be in the forefront of any endeavor to bring about change. However, the authors stress that to accomplish the tasks at hand, all school districts must develop vibrant partnerships--uniting parents and community members with teachers in educating tomorrow's citizens. Schools are where the action will bloom, but respectful collaboration is the key to success.

Resources In Education

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Exceptional Child Education Resources

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Interactions

Author: Marilyn Penovich Friend
Editor: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205359035
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Interactions, Fourth Edition, provides a cutting-edge look at how teams of school professionals-classroom teachers, special education teachers, and counselors-can effectively work together to provide a necessary range of services to students with special needs. This book addresses collaboration as a style, with accompanying knowledge and skills, which guides practices in many education efforts. As a result, future teachers learn how to collaborate with school professionals and families to help special education students who are more often being placed in general classroom settings. For all educators and people interested in education.

Interactions

Author: Marilyn Penovich Friend
Editor: Allyn & Bacon
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This book addresses collaboration as a style, with accompanying knowledge and skills, which guides practices in many education efforts. As a result, future teachers learn how teams of school professionals- special educators, general educators and related services professionals-can effectively work together to provide a necessary range of services to students with special needs.

Special Education

Author: Marilyn Friend
Editor: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205505319
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Real People, Real Classrooms, Real Research. In the second edition of Marilyn Friend’s introductory special education text, emphasis is on contemporary concepts and evidence-based practices that prepare teachers for their evolving role in the education and well-being of students with disabilities and other special needs. Informed by her years of experience working with students with disabilities and their teachers, this trusted author combines research-informed concepts and skills with practical information for educators working in this challenging age of high standards and accountability, curriculum access, inclusive practices, professional collaboration, student diversity, and legislative change. The second edition fully reflects NCLB and IDEA 2004 legislation and regulations so that readers understand the most recent expectations for professional educators and their students. Throughout the book, the author grounds the discussion in the realities of today’s classrooms in a way that is concrete and compelling to future teachers. The text strikes a careful balance between the immediate concerns of novice educators with the broader human needs and experiences of students with exceptionalities and their families. Real People, Real Classrooms: Chapter Opening Vignettesdescribe the experiences of three different students of varying ages as they relate to the topics discussed in each chapter and are referenced at key points in the chapter. Firsthand Accountlets your students directly from teachers, students, parents, and school professionals as they share their own experiences and perspectives relating to life and learning with special needs. Back to the Casesfeatures at the ends of every chapter revisit the students introduced in the chapter opening vignettes in light of the information presented in the chapter material. Questions are presented for analysis and discussion. Real Research: Validated Teaching Practices. Consistent with today’s standards of practices in the field of special education, this text is filled with contemporary information, teaching approaches, strategies, and tips that are always based on research findings. Evidence-based practice features include: Specialized Instructionhighlights teaching applications for intensive instruction delivered by special education teachers in various educational settings. Inclusion Matterspresents teaching applications, service delivery options, and considerations for students with various needs in general education settings. Positive Behavioral Supportsillustrates the many positive, proactive ways to address student behavior/social issues as part of overall classroom teaching and learning. Cutting Edge Information about Trends and Issues: Technology Notesshowcase fascinating new technology applications for teaching students with exceptional needs in special or general educational settings. Professional Edgedescribes conceptual material and cutting edge information that connect theory to practice. A unique chapter,Creating Partnerships through Collaboration(Chapter 4), provides a thorough introduction to collaboration that is essential for effective planning and implementation of programs.