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  • Linking Families, Learning, and Schoolingby Bobbie Kabuto; Prisca Martens

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Parents who are also educational researchers have access to a domain that is highly complex and not always available to other scholars.  In this book, parent-researchers provide theoretical and practical insights into children?s learning in the home and at school.  Readers are given a window into learning in the home context and how all family members... more...

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

    Wiley 2014; US$ 42.00 US$ 36.40

    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...

  • Learning Relations (Routledge Revivals)by Doreen Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Dissatisfied with the effects of schooling on children from low-income families, Doreen Grant left her post as head of a secondary school in Liverpool and turned to research for solutions to this perennial social problem. This is a popular account of her involvement with under-privileged Glaswegian parents and children, and her attempt to address... more...

  • Rethinking Family-school Relationsby Maria Eulina de Carvalho

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 46.95

    This book addresses the complications and implications of parental involvement as a policy, through an exploratory theoretical approach, including historical and sociological accounts and personal reflection. This approach represents the author's effort to understand the origins, meanings, and effects of parental involvement as a prerequisite of schooling... more...

  • Psychologische Förder- und Interventionsprogramme für das Kindes- und Jugendalterby Arnold Lohaus; Holger Domsch

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 27.70

    Der Markt der Trainings- und Förderprogramme im Kindes- und Jugendbereich ist extrem unübersichtlich. Erziehungsberater, Therapeuten oder Schulpsychologen haben es schwer, im Dickicht der Angebote einen Überblick zu gewinnen, gute von schlechten Verfahren zu unterscheiden oder herauszufinden, welche Verfahren für die eigene Zielgruppe überhaupt geeignet... more...

  • How to Handle Hard-to-Handle Parentsby Maryln S. Appelbaum

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 27.95 US$ 23.76

    Discover strategies for positive partnering with all parents?even the difficult ones!   Creating successful relationships with all parents, including the most hard-to-handle ones, can be challenging for any educator. This book provides sample forms, letters, scenarios, and vignettes, plus techniques for involving families whose first language... more...

  • Every Teacher's Guide to Working With Parentsby Gwen L. Rudney

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.21

    Educator (and parent) Gwen Rudney offers straightforward strategies and suggestions to help teachers collaborate with parents to improve life and learning for all children. more...

  • Parentingby Carol Vincent

    Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 9.95

    This lecture argues that there is a need for researchers and practitioners to deconstruct understandings of what constitutes ?good? parental behaviour in relation to educational settings, and instead to engage with the diversity of perspectives which families from different social class and ethnic groups bring to the education of their children. more...

  • After the Bellby Karen Albright; Dalton Conley

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Since the publication of the Coleman report in the US many decades ago, it has been widely accepted that the evidence that schools are marginal in the grand scheme of academic achievement is conclusive. Despite this, educational policy across the world remains focused almost exclusively on schools. With contributions from such figures as Jeanne Brooks-Gunn,... more...

  • Funds of Knowledgeby Norma Gonzalez; Luis C. Moll; Cathy Amanti

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 51.95

    The concept of "funds of knowledge" is based on a simple premise: people are competent and have knowledge, and their life experiences have given them that knowledge. The claim in this book is that first-hand research experiences with families allow one to document this competence and knowledge, and that such engagement provides many possibilities for... more...