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Contents Chapter 1 Family Involvement-Essential for a Child's Development Introduction Challenges Caring Schools and Communities Caring Families Reggio Emilia Attachment Orphanages in Romania Maternal or Human Attachment? Research on the Brain Inherent Capacities: Language Development Early Theories Concerning Intellectual Development Implications for Parents and Other Caregivers Developmental Continuity and Discontinuity Programs Across the Nation Summary Suggested Class Activities and Discussions Web Sites Chapter 2 Families and Communities: Overview, Trends, and Insights Families Growth of a Nation Immigration Population Count Definitions of Race Households Family Forms Greater Amount of Education for Parents Child Count and Child Welfare Greater Involvement of Fathers with Their Children Divorce Single-Parent Families Out-of-Wedlock Births Blended Families Grandparent Maintenance Families Poverty Homelessness Summary Suggested Class Activities and Discussions Web Sites Chapter 3 Working with Culturally Diverse Groups Cultural Diversity The First Inhabitants of North America Arrival of Other Ethnic Groups Spanish American Families African American Families Asian American Family Summary Suggested Class Activities and Discussions Web Sites Chapter 4 Historical Overview Introduction Part 1 Early History Prehistoric Parent Education Formal Education in Early Societies Parent Involvement in Education and Family Life in Greece Parent Involvement and Family Life in Rome European Children During the Middle Ages People in Other Parts of the World Influence of the Reformation and Invention of the Printing Press The Beginnings of Modern Parent Educations and Child Development Theorists European Children in the 17th and 18th Centuries The Family in Colonial North America Early Education in the Spanish Southwest Development of the Family Concept Native Americans in the 1700s and 1800s Childrearing in the 1800s in the United States Immigration and Annexations Civil War Change in Education Part 2 More Recent History of Parent Education and Child Development 1880 to 1890 1890 to 1900 1900 to 1910 1910 to 1920 1920 to 1930 1930 to 1940 1940 to 1950 1950 to 1960 1960 to 1970 1970 to 1980 1980 to 1990 Summary Web Sites Suggested Class Activities and Discussions (AMANDA: AU has a note on the TOC after Suggested Class Activities...: "Switch with Web Sites" - but I'm not clear on what that means) Chapter 5 Effective Home-School-Community Relationships Parent-School Cooperation School Climate and Parental Attitudes The Case for Improved Relationships Roles of Administrators, Child-Care Directors, Teachers, and Parents School Activities and Resources Parents as Partners in Education at Home Contacts Early in the School Year What Works Meeting the Needs of Your School Area Building Family Strengths Volunteers Summary Suggested Class Activities and Discussions Web Sites Chapter 6 Communication and Parent Programs Communication One-Way Communication Two-Way Communication Roadblocks to Communication Effective Communication with Parents Parent Education Programs-PET, Active Parenting, STEP Parent-Teacher Conferences Dealing with Concerns Throughout the Year Summary Suggested Class Activities and Discussions Web Sites Chapter 7 Collaborative Leadership-Working with Parents Family Involvement Develop Collaborative Leadership Skills Parent Education Needs Assessment How Parents Learn Best Group Discussions Leadership Training Using Technology Establishing a Positive Atmosphere Group Roles Dynamics of Roles Within Groups Role Descriptions Productive Groups Types of Meetings Arrangements for Meetings Summary Suggested Class Activities and Discussions Web Sites Chapter 8 School-Based Programs Nine Levels of Parent Collaboration Six Types of Involvement Comer Process Early Longitudinal Study A Walk Through an Elementary School Characteristics of Effective Collaboration School and Center Programs Math and Science Associations That Support Parent Involvement Reaching All Programs Title Programs School and Center-Based Parent Involvement Workshops at School for Parents to use at Home Reaching Reticent Parents Parent Education for Teenagers Parenting Skills Comprehensive Service Delivery Making Programs Happen Summary Suggested Class Activities and Discussions Web Sites Chapter 9 Origins of Home Visiting Home-Based Education Programs That Work A Day in the Life of One Home-Based Program Five-Step Guide to Learning Activities Development of a Home Activities File Establishing a Home-Based Program Determining the Need for a Program Screening for Better Understanding Homeschooling Supporting Children's Learning at Home Summary Suggested Class Activities and Discussions Web Sites Chapter 10 Working with Parents of a Child with Disabilities Development of Special Education Legislation for People with Disabilities Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments: 1997 PL 105-17 and 2004 PL 108-446 Positive Collaboration of Parents and School Students Who Are Gifted and Talented Definitions of Disabilities or Exceptionalities Child Find Project Evaluation Reaching Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities Part C of IDEA 97 and 2004 The Individualized Family Service Plan and Family Survey Children with Disabilities in Head Start and Child Care Parent-School Partnerships How Parents Can Help the School-Age Child at Home Communication Between Professionals and Parents of Children with Disabilities Rights and Services Available to Parents Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Summary Suggested Class Activities and Discussions Web Sites Chapter 11 The Abused Child Responsibility to Report Background Extent of Child Abuse and Neglect Categories of Maltreatment Neglect Emotional Abuse Sexual Abuse Bullying and Violence in Schools Corporal Punishment in Schools Who Reports Maltreatment Cases? Behaviors and Attitudes of Parents and Children That May Indicate Child Abuse Behavioral and Psychological Characteristics of the Child in School Why Do Abuse and Neglect Continue to Happen? Characteristics and Risk Factors of Abusive Parents Roots of Violence Why Is There Abuse? Development of Policies How to Talk with Children and Parents Programs to Prevent Abuse Intervening in Sexual Abuse Summary Suggested Class Activities and Discussions Web Sites Chapter 12 Rights, Responsibilities, and Advocacy Origin of Parents' and Children's rights Parents' right to Select Their Child's Education Student Records-Open Record Policy Rights and Responsibilities of Students and Parents Developing Criteria Together Child Advocacy The Child Advocate Preparing for Advocacy Facts About Children and Families Advocacy for Children Around the World Summary Suggested Class Activities and Discussions Web Sites Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Home and school -- United States.
Education -- Parent participation -- United States.