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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Home?School Connectionby Flora V. Rodriguez-Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 53.95

    "In this unique contribution to the literature on parental involvement in culturally and linguistically diverse communities, Flora Rodríguez-Brown offers a critique of family literacy programs that lack a clear design for literacy activities relevant to community goals, offering an alternative model that is grounded within an abiding respect for... 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...

  • 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...