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  • Education for Sale (RLE Edu D)by Eric Midwinter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Teachers, schools and education authorities invariably hide their considerable lights and their public relations techniques are often inadequate for broadcasting the invaluable work accomplished in schools. This book offers clear-cut and highly ?practical advice for every teacher from pre-school to sixth form on how to get the educational message... more...

  • The Family, Education and Society (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)by Frank Musgrove

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    In this provocative study the author challenges many contemporary assumptions about the modern family, the circumstances of home life which lead to academic success and the proper relationship between home and school. The modern family is not ?in decline?; its history is a success story. It is stable, unsociable, emotionally potent. Over the past... more...

  • Ordinary Families?by Marjorie Smith

    Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 9.95

    Drawing on the stories told by 'ordinary' parents and children in order to learn more about how families function, Professor Smith illustrates how studies of representative samples of families, or normative studies, offer the potential to investigate family impacts and influences on children who are not flourishing. more...

  • Parental Involvement on Children’s Educationby Esther Sui-Chu Ho; Wai-Man Kwong

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book is based on the empirical work of a large-scale project to investigate the possible impacts of diversified forms of parental involvement on children and school by first exploring through a series of ethnographic case studies how principals, teachers and parents perceive and act on parental involvement in the primary schools of Hong Kong and,... more...

  • Understanding Family Diversity and Home-School Relationsby Gianna Knowles; Radhika Holmstrom

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    How can adults in Early Years settings and primary schools fully embrace the diverse nature of family life of the children they are working with? This essential text will help students and those already working with children to understand both theoretically and practically, what may constitute a ?family?. It explores how to build relationships... more...

  • Home Advantageby Annette Lareau

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 28.99

    This new edition contextualizes Lareau's original ethnography in a discussion of the most pressing issues facing educators at the beginning of the new millennium. more...

  • Für immer? Ja!by Matthias Hipler

    Brendow & Sohn 2013; US$ 7.20

    Was können wir tun, um öfter gemeinsam glücklich zu sein? Das ist die Frage, die die Paare bewegt, die ihr Projekt ?Liebe? aktiv und bewusst neu anpacken wollen. Der erfahrene Paartherapeut und Theologe Matthias Hipler hat mit ?Für immer? Ja!? einen kurzweiligen, kompetenten und kreativen Workshop für Paare entwickelt, der dazu beiträgt, die Partnerschaft... more...

  • Family-School Linksby Alan Booth; Judith F. Dunn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    Based on the presentations and discussions from a national symposium on family-school links held at the Pennsylvania State University, this volume brings together psychologists, sociologists, educators, and policymakers studying the bidirectional effects between schools and families. This topic -- the links between families and schools, and how these... more...

  • Handbook of School-Family Partnershipsby Sandra L. Christenson; Amy L. Reschly

    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...

  • Better Behaviour through Home-School Relationsby Gill Ellis; Nicola S. Morgan; Ken Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This highly practical book shows schools and organisations how to create effective partnerships with families and the community in a fun, exciting and sustainable way. more...