ERIC Number: ED440173
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Educating Homeless Students: Promising Practices.
Stronge, James H., Ed.; Reed-Victor, Evelyn, Ed.
This book is for educators who serve homeless students or students temporarily sharing houses with other families. It describes many promising strategies for working with these students. The chapters are: (1) "Educating Homeless Children and Youth: An Introduction" (James H. Stronge); (2) "Meeting the Developmental and Educational Needs of Homeless Infants and Young Children" (E. Anne Eddowes and Tina Butcher); (3) "Meeting the Educational Needs of Intermediate and Middle School Homeless Students" (Yvonne Vissing); (4) "Meeting the Educational Needs of Homeless Youth" (William R. Penuel and Tim L. Davey); (5) "Moving to Educational Success: Building Positive Relationships for Homeless Children" (Linda J. Anooshian); (6) "Resilience and Homeless Students: Supportive Adult Roles" (Evelyn Reed-Victor); (7) "Supporting Family Learning: Building a Community of Learners" (Ralph da Costa Nunez and Kate Collignon); (8) "Removing Educational Barriers for Homeless Students: Legal Requirements and Recommended Practices" (Maria Foscarinis and Sarah McCarthy); (9) "Building Effective Awareness Programs for Homeless Students among Staff, Peers, and Community Members" (Kevin J. Swick); (10) "Designing Effective School Programs for Homeless Students" (Brenda Toler Williams and Lori Korinek); (11) "Advocating for Homeless Students" (Barbara J. Duffield); (12) "Enhancing Collaboration on Behalf of Homeless Students: Strategies for Local and State Educational Agencies" (Pamela D. Tucker); and (13) "Educating Homeless Students: Linking with Colleges and Universities" (Patricia A. Popp). (Each chapter contains references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Homeless People, Teaching Methods, Urban Youth
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
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