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  • 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...

  • Engaging All Familiesby Steven M. Constantino

    R&L Education 2003; US$ 27.99

    Engaging All Families provides a summary of research that acts as a foundation upon which the practitioner's tools are crafted. Readers are given the resources necessary to assess their present level of family engagement and the ideas, strategies, suggestions, programs, practices, policies, and procedures to implement a wide variety of customized... 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...

  • Engaging Students as Partners in Learning and Teachingby Alison Cook-Sather; Catherine Bovill; Peter Felten

    Wiley 2014; US$ 40.00

    A guide to developing productive student-faculty partnerships in higher education Student-faculty partnerships is an innovation that is gaining traction on campuses across the country. There are few established models in this new endeavor, however. Engaging Students as Partners in Learning and Teaching: A Guide for Faculty offers administrators,... more...

  • The Difficult Parentby III Charles M. Jaksec

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 27.95

    In this resource with a built-in facilitator?s guide, Jaksec digs deeply into the problem of parental aggression, specifying strategies for a broad audience of educators using the effective RAID approach. more...

  • The Parent-Teacher Partnershipby Scott Mandel

    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 parent–teacher conference, the best at-home environment for doing homework, the helpfulness of parental rewards for classroom... 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...

  • Children, Home and Schoolby Ros Edwards

    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...

  • The Causes of Exclusionby Cedric Cullingford

    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...