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  • International Perspectives on Contexts, Communities and Evaluated Innovative Practicesby Rollande Deslandes

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Parent Talk!by Cheli Cerra; Ruth Jacoby

    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...

  • 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 parentteacher conference, the best at-home environment for doing homework, the helpfulness of parental rewards for classroom... more...

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

    Springer Singapore 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... more...

  • School Smart Parentby Gene I. Maeroff

    Crown/Archetype 2012; US$ 19.95

    A commonsense book that helps parents help their children get the most out of learning and school by indicating what should be happening at given levels of the child's education.   FROM CHAPTER ONE:   "And so it is clear that the more parents can do to help their children reach full potential in school, the more likely the children are to find fulfillment... 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...

  • What Kids Want and Need From Parentsby Joseph Warren Gauld

    Argo-Navis 2012; US$ 8.99

    What Kids Want—And Need—From Parents is truly a seminal book in parenting. It begins with one man?s 50-year journey to discover a better way to prepare American kids for life and culminates with the amazing discovery: the biggest factor in children?s success in life turns out to be dependent on how their parents deal with their own childhood! ... more...