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- Stenhouse Publishers 1998; US$ 26.99
We all know how crucial family involvement at home and in school is to a child's academic success, yet how do we achieve it? In More Than Bake Sales James Vopat details proven ways of increasing parent involvement as well as providing the resource materials you will need to get started. With illustrative examples from a variety of elementary and... more...
- Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 18.95
Service-learning, the integration of classroom instruction with community service projects, is rapidly gaining momentum as a successful teaching and learning strategy that benefits both students and their communities. Quick Hits for Service-Learning presents more than 80 examples of innovative curricula,... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 80.00 US$ 69.33
Now in its fifth edition, Student Services: A Handbook for the Profession has been hailed as a classic reference in the field. In this important resource, a new cast of student affairs scholars and practitioners examine the changing context of the student experience in higher education, the evolution of the role of student affairs professionals,... more...
- R&L Education 2011; US$ 33.99
This book focuses on three successful approaches for using the school as a catalyst for community development and revitalization, particularly in rural areas. The strategies also work well in suburban and urban areas. Succesful case studies are also included. more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 1994; US$ 24.99
Involving parents in their children's schooling is a matter of intense concern in North America. Teachers and administrators want to construct a program that creates positive involvement. This is especially critical for Chapter I schools that are mandated to use a portion of their funds for home-and-school programs. Jim Vopat believes that parental... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00
While the different forms of student-community engagement emerge from a range different histories they share the aim of developing more rounded and competent professionals and value both academic and practitioner knowledge. Although such programmes are not new they are becoming more significant internationally, particularly in relation to questions... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13
The fiftieth anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision (1954) called us as student affairs professionals to reconsider and reaffirm our commitment to social justice. This issue is a call to action to student affairs professionals who are working as social justice allies, those with a commitment to make their college campuses a place where... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13
Take a cutting edge look at the civic engagement of young people. Increasingly recognized as an important feature of democratic functioning in communities, it has also become clear that the civic domain is indispensable as a context for understanding human development processes. This volume proposes the following central theses in relation to youth... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 27.99
This concluding volume in the series presents the work of faculty who have been moved to make sustainability the focus of their work, and to use service learning as one method of teaching sustainability to their students. The opening section of this book offers models for opening students to the awareness of the ecological aspects of sustainability,... more...