Families, Schools, And Communities: Building Partnerships For Educating Children by Patricia ScullyFamilies, Schools, And Communities: Building Partnerships For Educating Children by Patricia Scully

Families, Schools, And Communities: Building Partnerships For Educating Children

byPatricia Scully, Chandler H. Barbour, Hilary Roberts-king

Paperback | February 12, 2014

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Families, Schools, and Communities: Building Partnerships for Educating Children, 6/e is a comprehensive, practical guide to establishing collaboration with families and the larger community that focuses on making the learning experience more productive and more positive for all concerned. It gives school teachers, child care teachers, and other professionals the understanding and tools they need to work with family and community members to give children a rich education. This new edition helps students to develop a firm understanding of the context of children’s and their families’ lives, includes a number of outstanding pedagogical features designed to ensure teaching and learning success, and addresses and highlights areas of critical importance in education today. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video and assessments.


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Patricia Scully has worked in the field of early childhood education in a variety of roles for over 40 years. In addition to teaching in child-care and elementary school settings, she has worked as a child-care center director and as education director of several non-profit agencies. She is currently an associate professor at the Univ...
Title:Families, Schools, And Communities: Building Partnerships For Educating ChildrenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.7 inPublished:February 12, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:013344127X

ISBN - 13:9780133441277

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1    Home, School, and Community Influences on Children’s Lives

Chapter 2    Historical and Philosophical Perspectives

Chapter 3    Viewing Family Diversity

Chapter 4    Understanding Roles and Experiences of Parents

Chapter 5    Meeting Child-Care Needs from Infancy Through School Age

Chapter 6    Working with Families of Children with Disabilities

Chapter 7    Protecting and Safeguarding Children

Chapter 8    Home Influences on Children’s Development

Chapter 9    Community Influences on Children’s Development

Chapter 10  Establishing and Maintaining Collaborative Relationships

Chapter 11  Building School Partnerships with Families and Community Groups

Appendix    Bibliography of Children’s Books



Name Index

Subject Index