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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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

    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$ 125.00

    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...