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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Education issues feature almost daily in print media, online, on the radio and on television, much of which focuses on the perceived deficits of students and teachers. Singled out for special attention are low socio-economic status (SES) schools which are frequently characterised by teachers and students with little investment in learning and teaching.... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 39.99
Gunther Graßhoff untersucht fallrekonstruktiv das komplexe Zusammenwirken von schulischen und familialen Generationsbeziehungen von jugendlichen Waldorfschülern. Während die Waldorfschule an einem traditionellen, auf Autorität und Vorbild beruhenden Lehrer-Schüler-Konzept festhält, muss man in der Beziehung zwischen Eltern und Heranwachsenden von Prozessen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 58.95
In contemporary western societies, there are increasing emphases on children being the responsibility of their parents, contained within the home, and on their compartmentalisation into separate and protected organised educational settings. Thus 'home' and 'school' form a crucial part of children's lives and experiences. This book explores the key... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 67.95
This report synthesizes two approaches to a topical problem: the concern with social deviancy and crime which focuses on failure; and research on educational development which focuses on success. The book explores how environmental experiences (including parenting and bullying) play a role. more...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 14.95
A must-have book for all parents! Parent Talk! provides practical advice to help parents communicate with their child and their child's school, featuring an easy, fast-moving format with sample role-playing situations, parent-to-parent tips, sample letters, and checklists to help you stay on track. Authors Cheli Cerra and Ruth Jacoby identify 52... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 53.95
"In this unique contribution to the literature on parental involvement in culturally and linguistically diverse communities, Flora Rodríguez-Brown offers a critique of family literacy programs that lack a clear design for literacy activities relevant to community goals, offering an alternative model that is grounded within an abiding respect for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
Research and practice in the vast field of school-family-community relations have evolved dramatically over the last thirty years. Schools throughout the world face enormous challenges due to demographic changes and societal problems, making partnerships among schools, families and community groups a necessity. Specific issues such as poverty, school... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 125.95
Family-school partnerships are increasingly touted as a means of improving both student and school improvement. This recognition has led to an increase in policies and initiatives that offer the following benefits: improved communication between parents and educators; home and school goals that are mutually supportive and shared; better understanding... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2008; US$ 15.99
With the National PTA?s Standard for School-Family-Community Partnership as a framework, this guide offers advice for resolving common points of contention between parents and teachers, such as the most productive use of a parentteacher conference, the best at-home environment for doing homework, the helpfulness of parental rewards for classroom... more...