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  • Education for Saleby 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...

  • Engaging All Familiesby Ed.D Steven M. Constantino

    R&L Education 2003; US$ 33.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Difficult Parentby III Charles M. Jaksec

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 27.95 US$ 23.76

    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...

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

    Springer Singapore 2013; US$ 46.80

    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... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    How can we create effective partnerships between home, school and the community? How can the relationships and communication between families and school be strengthened? How can families help schools to improve behaviour in their children, both at home and at school? Using a tried and tested framework that has been successfully implemented... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    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 with... more...

  • Home Advantageby Annette Lareau

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 35.99

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    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...