Families and Educators as Partners Issues and Challenges

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/7/2009
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing

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FAMILIES AND EDUCATORS AS PARTNERS: ISSUES AND CHALLENGES, 2nd Edition, presents strategies and techniques for building family involvement in schools, and helps readers discern which to employ in various settings. Written with both public and private education in mind, this text includes helpful study features, including chapter-by-chapter learning outcomes; boldface key terms; practical, experience-based examples; questions for discussion, expansion, and application; case studies; and website resources.

Table of Contents

Why Parent Involvement?
Parents and Teachers as Partners: Issues and Challenges
Working with Families from Diverse Culture
Working with Parents of Children with Special Needs
Written Correspondence
Verbal Communications
Home Visits
Parent Group Meetings
Parent-Teacher Conferences
Parent and Community Volunteers
Parents as Decision Makers: Empowerment in Process
Utilizing Community Networks and Collaborations: Linking Education and Human Services for Family Support
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