Families, Schools, and Communities: Building Partnerships for Educating Children, 7th edition

Published by Pearson (January 1, 2021) © 2019

  • Patricia Scully
  • Michele L. Stites
  • Hilary Roberts-King
  • Chandler H. Barbour Professor Emeritus, Towson University

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ISBN-13: 9780137414901
Families, Schools, and Communities: Building Partnerships for Educating Children
Published 2021

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Families, Schools, and Communities: Building Partnerships for Educating Children
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Families, Schools, and Communities: Building Partnerships for Educating Children examines the daily lives of children and the social-cultural framework in America into which education and development must fit. The text helps you develop a firm understanding of the context of children's lives as well as the lives of their caregivers.

The 7th Edition features new and updated special vignettes, enhanced coverage of hot topics in education, and a new chapter on fostering collaborative communication. With this, you'll be prepared to develop strong ties with children's families and their communities.

1. Home, School, and Community Influences on Children's Lives
2. Viewing Family Diversity
3. Understanding Roles and Experiences of Parents
4. Early Learning and Child Care: Infancy Through School Age
5. Working with Families of Children with Disabilities
6. Protecting and Safeguarding Children
7. Influences of the Home
8. Community Influences on Children's Development
9. Communication Strategies for Collaboration
10. Establishing and Maintaining Collaborative Relationships
11. Building School Partnerships with Families and Community Groups

Appendix: Bibliography of Children's Books 

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