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Ouimette, Monique; Feldman, Jay; Tung, Rosann; Chamblin, Nadia; Coyne, Samantha – Center for Collaborative Education, 2002
Parent involvement in their children's education is widely regarded as a way to help students succeed in school. High parental involvement has been linked to increases in student achievement and engagement in school. As a result, efforts to increase parent involvement in their children's education, both in and out of school, have been included in…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Academic Achievement, Educational Change, Parent School Relationship
Popkin, Michael H. – 2002
Based largely on the theories of Alfred Adler and Rudolf Dreikurs, this parent education curriculum is a video-based interactive learning experience that teaches a comprehensive model of parenting to parents of children ages 5 to 12 years. The kit provides parents with the skills needed to help their children develop courage, responsibility, and…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Child Responsibility, Children, Cooperation
Gauld, Laura; Gauld, Malcolm – 2002
Asserting that character is inspired rather than imparted, this book for parents presents a new paradigm for reconnecting education with core values. The book argues that true education for our children springs not just from seeking good grades and achievements but from reestablishing a true commitment to character, attitude, and a sense of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Rearing, Children, Family Environment
Bornstein, Marc H., Ed. – 2002
Concerned with social settings and correlates of parenting, this volume, the second of five volumes on parenting, deals specifically with the biological and the contextual influences on parenting. The volume consists of the following 12 chapters: (1) "The Evolution of Parenting and Evolutionary Approaches to Childrearing" (David F.…
Descriptors: Biological Influences, Caregiver Child Relationship, Caregiver Role, Child Rearing
Bornstein, Marc H., Ed. – 2002
Highlighting the specific as well as common characteristics of different types of parents, this volume, the third of five volumes on parenting, deals specifically with parental status and the social conditions of parenting. The volume consists of 20 chapters as follows: (1) "Mothering" (Kathryn E. Barnard and JoAnne E. Solchany); (2)…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Caregiver Child Relationship, Caregiver Role, Child Rearing
Bornstein, Marc H., Ed. – 2002
Concerned with social contexts and culture as they apply to parenting, this volume, the fourth of five on parenting, deals specifically with socially defined groups of parents and social conditions that promote variations in parenting. The volume consists of the following 15 chapters: (1) "Ethnic and Minority Parenting" (Cynthia Garcia…
Descriptors: Blacks, Child Abuse, Child Rearing, Cultural Differences
Goldberg, Sally – 2002
This book turns important research and theory into essential, easy-to-follow guidelines for new parents and child care providers to help them focus on the critical first 3 years of life to build a strong foundation for the future. All the key areas of child development are covered, including self-esteem, and cognitive, motor and social…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Brain, Child Caregivers, Child Health
Colorado Foundation for Families and Children, Denver. – 2002
Developed through the Colorado Fatherhood Connection, this guide, in English- and Spanish-language versions, provides suggestions and resources for fathers as well as tips on discipline, communication, and activities fathers can do with their children. Topics addressed in the guide include characteristics of responsible fatherhood, characteristics…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Community Resources, Discipline, Fathers
Kristeller, Julia; Betancourt, Jeanette; Livesey, Joanne; Truglio, Rosemarie – 2002
This bilingual multimedia program was developed to provide preschool educators with the tools needed to help preschoolers develop literacy skills and to involve parents in the process. Contained in this English- and Spanish-language program are the following: (1) a bilingual videocassette for use with adults in parent workshops to help them…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Family Literacy, Learning Activities, Literacy Education
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver. Div. of Special Education Services. – 2002
This Colorado manual offers guidelines for parent counseling and training, which is seen as a special education related service to assist parents of students with disabilities in the development and implementation of the child's Individualized Education Program (IEP). The introduction addresses the purpose and benefits of parent counseling and…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Education Programs
Colwell, Roxann, Comp. – 2002
This guide is intended to be a resource for parents of children with special needs who want to improve the early intervention system in North Carolina for their own children and for the whole community. By informing parents about resources that are available for children and families, the guide empowers parents as leaders. Annotated lists of…
Descriptors: Community Services, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention
Duffy, Roslyn – Child Care Information Exchange, 2002
Provides guidance for parents in dealing with sibling conflicts. Discusses the importance of defusing sibling fights calmly and with humor and love, and the need to stay out of sibling squabbles when possible. Suggestions for guiding children through a problem-solving process include listening, summarizing, examining, and generalizing. (KB)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Conflict, Conflict Resolution, Parent Child Relationship
PACER Center, Inc., Minneapolis, MN. – 2001
This booklet on money management and financial resources is targeted to parents of a child under the age of 18 who has a disability. The guide outlines step-by-step financial management techniques and provides information on resources. Chapter 1 focuses on the need for parents to organize financial information. Parents are urged to keep their…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Budgeting, Children, Debt (Financial)
Keener, Patricia A. – 2001
With input and recommendations from physicians, health care professionals, and parents, this book for parents, grandparents, and child caregivers provides numerous interesting facts, pages of useful information, and listings of resources to guide and inform anyone who cares for children. Section 1, on child health care, provides a brief history of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Development, Child Health, Child Rearing
Baum, Joanne – 2001
Developed through 20 years of family therapy practice advocating a child-centered approach to parenting, this book presents a balanced approach to child rearing that recognizes the feelings and needs of both parents and children while observing that children also need boundaries and discipline to feel safe and secure, guidance on the choices they…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Change Strategies, Child Rearing, Cognitive Style
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