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Building Culturally Responsive Family-School Relationships, 2nd edition

  • Ellen S. Amatea

Published by Pearson (July 25th 2012) - Copyright © 2013

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Building Culturally Responsive Family-School Relationships (2-downloads)

ISBN-13: 9780132834360

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Table of contents

PART I Changing Family–School Roles and Relationships


Chapter 1 Connecting with Families: A Nice or a Necessary Practice?

Chapter 2 From Separation to Collaboration: The Changing Paradigms of Family–School Relations

Chapter 3 Building Culturally Responsive Family–School Partnerships: Essential Beliefs, Strategies, and Skills


PART II Understanding Families in Their Sociocultural Context


Chapter 4 From Family Deficit to Family Strength: Examining How Families Influence Children’s Development and School Success

Chapter 5 Understanding Family Stress and Change

Chapter 6 Equal Access, Unequal Resources: Appreciating Cultural, Social, and Economic Diversity in Families

Chapter 7 Understanding the Impact Communities Have on Children’s Learning


PART III Building Family–School Relationships to Maximize Student Learning


Chapter 8 Getting Acquainted with Students’ Families

Chapter 9 Using Families’ Ways of Knowing to Enhance Teaching and Student Learning

Chapter 10 Fostering Student and Family Engagement in Learning Through Student-Led Parent Conferences


PART IV Building Relationships Through Joint Decision Making and Problem Solving


Chapter 11 Engaging in Collaborative Problem Solving with Families

Chapter 12 Family-Centered Parent Involvement and Shared Decision Making in Special Education Classrooms

Chapter 13 Creating a Support Network for Families in Crisis

Chapter 14 Seeing the Big Picture: Creating a School Climate That

Strengthens Family–School Connections

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