Families, Schools and Communities : Building Partnerships for Educating the Children

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 1996-06-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
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Children start their formal schooling with four to five years of an extensive education already in place, and they continue to encounter educational experiences in places other than classrooms throughout their school lives.

Table of Contents

Home, School, and Community Influences in Children's Livesp. 1
Historical Perspectivesp. 23
Viewing Family Diversityp. 43
Parenting the Childp. 67
Responsibility for Educating Childrenp. 93
Curriculum of the Homep. 115
Curriculum of the Schoolp. 141
Curriculum of the Communityp. 165
Traditional and Innovative Strategies for Working Togetherp. 187
Models for Parent - School - Community Partnershipsp. 213
Effective Social Settings for Learningp. 235
Working Togetherp. 259
Annotated Bibliography of Children's Booksp. 281
Glossaryp. 295
Referencesp. 301
Indexp. 315
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