Table of contents for Parents as partners in education : families and schools working together / Eugenia Hepworth Berger.

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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.