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Johnson Inst., Minneapolis, MN. – 1998
Intended for parents, teachers, and other caregivers, this set of guide booklets presents simple and effective skills for communicating with children and adolescents on a variety of child-rearing and life-safety issues including sexuality and drug abuse. The 23 booklets are:(1) "How To Set Guidelines for Teenage Parties"; (2) "What To Teach Kids…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Child Rearing
National Parents' Day Coalition, Washington, DC. – 1998
Noting that the most accurate predictor of a student's achievement in school is the extent of the family's involvement and participation in school-related matters, this book presents ideas for helping young children learn and do better in school. The book includes brief articles from educational and parenting experts as well as checklists, pages…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Rearing, Elementary Secondary Education, Fathers
Schrank, Louise Welsh; Hoke, Susan – 1998
This videotape guide is intended to prepare current and future parents to handle without nervousness important body issues that develop during a child' early years. The early prevention training companion video shows how parents can protect the young from sexual abuse by training children to recognize improper advances, to say no to a perpetrator,…
Descriptors: Adult Child Relationship, Child Abuse, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Education
Algozzine, Bob, Ed.; Ysseldyke, Jim, Ed. – 1995
This manual presents 99 one-sheet informational brochures designed to improve parenting skills. Each brochure is in a format suitable for duplicating, folding, and distributing. Each parenting "tactic" offers references to related brochures. Tactics are grouped under the following broad areas: (1) home/family involvement (e.g., accepting "The…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Education, Child Rearing, Discipline
Furman, Erna, Ed. – 1995
This collection of essays is written for parents, professional teachers, and caregivers to enlighten the readers about preschool children's development, the role of parent and teacher, and the nature of the parent-caregiver partnership. The essays emphasize how to observe, to understand, and to intervene with preschoolers, teachers, and parents,…
Descriptors: Caregiver Child Relationship, Child Development, Child Rearing, Cognitive Development
Washington, Charles W., Ed. – LINKAGES, 1996
This newsletter theme issue focuses on the impact of learning disabilities within families, specifically families with low literacy skills. It explores the effectiveness of family literacy programs, examines the connection between the field of family literacy and learning disabilities (LD), and offers suggestions on how to work with students with…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Family Environment, Family Influence, Family Literacy
Carpenter, Kathryn Hammell – 1995
Intended as a guide to parenting materials for parents and professionals who work with parents, this sourcebook and annotated bibliography of 940 entries is divided into five parts. Topical chapters in each part list and describe books and journals categorized as popular titles, professional titles, and directories. Chapters in part 1 list and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adoption, Annotated Bibliographies, Child Development
Davis, J. Francis; And Others – 1991
This workshop kit consists of: (1) "Leader's Guide"; (2) "Handout Masters"; (3) special issue of the journal "Media & Values" on the theme "Children and Television: Growing Up in a Media World"; (4) "From Awareness to Action: Media Literacy for the '90s," a booklet on the basics of media literacy. The kit is designed for a four-part study of the…
Descriptors: Advertising, Antisocial Behavior, Commercial Television, Mass Media
Brady, Sharon J.; Rous, Beth – 1994
This annotated bibliography describes in brief approximately 60 resources on transition of individuals with disabilities. It is organized into five sections: (1) transitions in the early childhood years; (2) transitions in the public school years; (3) transitions after school; (4) transitions across the lifespan, and (5) general support resources.…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Developmental Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Education Work Relationship
Stokes, Anne – 1993
Noting that the principles of good child rearing that apply to very young children are the foundation of the principles that deal with older children, this book translates those early foundational principles and applies them to the kindergarten through grade six child. The material uses a common sense approach that acknowledges the uniqueness of…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Discipline, Elementary Education, Family Communication
Gruskin, Susan; And Others – 1997
This booklet for parents of young children with special needs provides a variety of child-rearing suggestions as well as a listing of resources. After an introduction which defines special needs and summarizes basic principles, the following chapters address: (1) the family as the child's most important support; (2) the evaluation process; (3)…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Rearing, Developmental Stages, Disabilities
Steinberg, Laurence; Levine, Ann – 1997
Parents' relationship with a child will change when the child becomes an adolescent, but the relationship does not necessarily have to change for the worse. On the premise that knowing what to expect of this change is half the task of successfully parenting an adolescent, this book describes the "normal" developmental changes young people undergo…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Behavior Change
ACCESS ERIC, Rockville, MD. – 1997
This brochure provides information about environmental education for parents of young children by discussing a rationale for early awareness of our relationship to the environment. Also included is a discussion of the importance of the development of positive attitudes and feelings toward the natural environment. In order to encourage parents to…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Learning Activities, Outdoor Activities
Dodge, Diane Trister; Phinney, Joanna – 1991
This booklet for parents explains what children learn in preschools that employ the Creative Curriculum for Early Childhood and the ways in which learning can be reinforced at home. The first sections of the booklet explain the goals and philosophy of experience-based preschools. Goals include teaching children to love reading and school and to be…
Descriptors: Caregiver Speech, Child Rearing, Educational Philosophy, Learning Activities
Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines. – 1994
This booklet is designed to help parents, educators, and communities facilitate parent and family involvement in the education of their children. Eight chapters provide: (1) a discussion of the basics of parent involvement, including the benefits of parent involvement, elements common to successful parent involvement programs, and types of parent…
Descriptors: Community Organizations, Educational Resources, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
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