This practical, comprehensive text is an indispensable guide for home-school-community collaborations. HOME, SCHOOL, & COMMUNITY RELATIONS, 9th Edition, meets the needs of teachers and administrators who desire to create effective, culturally-competent partnerships with diverse families, and helps to prepare future teachers for their careers. It provides an overview of modern families and their complex roles and beliefs to sensitize teachers to the diversity and needs of families they will encounter, including multilingual, multiethnic, multigenerational, and gender-diverse families from different socioeconomic backgrounds. The text fully discusses both the benefits of creating productive partnerships and the barriers that teachers must overcome. Abundant examples clarify the book's practical and effective communication strategies. Current developments in the field of early childhood education are emphasized, including brain research and development, legislative mandates in education, professional standards of the field, and strategies for working with families of students with diverse learning needs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Genre: Education, Editor: Cengage Learning, Pages: 496 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1305089014


This practical, comprehensive text is an indispensable guide for home-school-community collaborations. HOME, SCHOOL, & COMMUNITY RELATIONS, 9th Edition, meets the needs of teachers and administrators who desire to create effective, culturally-competent partnerships with diverse families, and helps to prepare future teachers for their careers. It provides an overview of modern families and their complex roles and beliefs to sensitize teachers to the diversity and needs of families they will encounter, including multilingual, multiethnic, multigenerational, and gender-diverse families from different socioeconomic backgrounds. The text fully discusses both the benefits of creating productive partnerships and the barriers that teachers must overcome. Abundant examples clarify the book's practical and effective communication strategies. Current developments in the field of early childhood education are emphasized, including brain research and development, legislative mandates in education, professional standards of the field, and strategies for working with families of students with diverse learning needs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Genre: Education, Editor: Cengage Learning, Pages: 496 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781305544963



Genre: , Editor: , Pages: in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1305089022


This practical, comprehensive text is an indispensable guide for home-school-community collaborations. HOME, SCHOOL, AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS, 8th Edition, meets the needs of current and practicing teachers, as well as administrators, who are trying to create effective partnerships with families. It provides an overview of modern families and their complex roles to sensitize teachers to the diversity and needs of families they will encounter. The text fully discusses both the benefits of creating productive partnerships and the barriers that teachers must overcome. Abundant examples clarify the book’s practical and effective communication strategies. Current developments in the field of early childhood education are emphasized, including legislative mandates in education, professional standards of the field, and strategies for working with families of students with diverse learning needs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Genre: Family & Relationships, Editor: Cengage Learning, Pages: 552 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1111833230


Accessible and practical, School-Community Relations, Fourth Edition uses real-life examples to illustrate the ways in which administrators and school leaders can effectively engage and enlist partnerships with teachers, staff, students, parents, and community members. Case studies at the end of each chapter apply the strategies to realistic scenarios, and Questions for Analysis help readers engage critically with the material. This textbook provides aspiring educational leaders with the skills to establish strong systems for communicating with their various school constituencies and to improve public relations at all levels. Features of this newly revised edition include: Try This At Your School sections that offer insights into the ways in which actual educational leaders have fostered positive school-community relations. Updated information about public opinion, how parents view their local schools, and the current education climate. New strategies for utilizing social media to improve school-community relations and foster a positive school image.
Genre: Education, Editor: Routledge, Pages: 424 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781317585121



Genre: Home and school, Editor: , Pages: 32 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0827372191


Home, School, and Community Collaboration uses the culturally responsive family support model as a framework to prepare teachers to work effectively with children from diverse families. Authors Kathy B. Grant and Julie A. Ray skillfully incorporate numerous real-life vignettes and case studies to show readers the practical application of culturally responsive family engagement. The Fourth Edition contains additional content that enhances the already relevant text, including: a new section titled "Perspectives on Poverty" acknowledging the deep levels of poverty in the United States and the impact on family-school relations; increased coverage of Latino/Latina family connections; and updated demographics focusing on the issues impacting same-sex families, families experiencing divorce, children and family members with chronic illnesses, military families, and grandparents raising children. With contributions from more than 22 experts in the field offering a wide range of perspectives, this book will help readers understand, appreciate, and support diverse families. This text is accompanied with FREE online resources! Learn more.
Genre: Education, Editor: SAGE Publications, Pages: 592 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781506365725


For prospective and current educational administrators learning about school and community relations. A well-researched text that presents school officials with information on how to establish effective relationships in the school community. This best-selling text provides school officials with a practice guide to successfully implementing effective communication with their staff and the community - while also providing readers with the research that explains how each strategy will improve school quality, community participation, and student learning. The School and Community Relations is organized in such a way that students learn how to establish a working community relations program in an easy-to-understand and step-by-step fashion. In addition, the text's authors are comprised of experienced practitioners and educators that have gained their knowledge and tested their strategies in school systems around the country.
Genre: , Editor: , Pages: 326 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1292021888


This large collection of handy ideas features easy-to-use tools, comprehensive checklists, and sets of “Do’s and Don’ts” advisories. It provides guidelines on how to conduct effective parent conferences, suggestions on how to recruit and work with volunteers, and other useful tips to help bring your school and your community closer together.
Genre: Education, Editor: Routledge, Pages: 336 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781317922391


This book focuses on parents and teachers as adult learners, who should be growing and learning along with the children in their care. It lays out a theory of what parents and teachers need to care for children and themselves and then it shows how the author has assisted parents and teachers to put these theories into practice. McDermott relies on stories and listening to the voices of parents, teachers and children to make her case. She weaves together the latest theories and research with these stories. She uses narratives of actual school meetings, workshops, parent planning and discussion groups, testimonies, newsletters, and research of others in the field, to demonstrate applications of theory and research. She fills a gap by focusing on parents from all socioeconomic backgrounds. Key Features: o Focuses on parents and teachers as adult learners o Focuses on the dynamic process of parenting and teaching o Provides a theory to practice model to support parents, families and teachers o Provides a tool or guide for thinking through problems and finding solutions that take into consideration the needs of all involved.
Genre: Education, Editor: SAGE, Pages: 305 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781412954082