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Tadesse, Selamawit; Hoot, James; Watson-Thompson, Ocie – Childhood Education, 2009
Unlike most immigrants, who come to host countries after being granted legal permanent residency, refugees are forced to leave their homelands, often abruptly, due to threats to their personal safety. Refugees enter their host countries with no prior arrangements in place (e.g., housing, financial support of relatives, opportunities to start…
Descriptors: Refugees, Student Needs, Foreign Countries, Housing
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Gargiulo, Richard M.; Graves, Stephen B. – Childhood Education, 1991
To improve the relationship between educators and parents of handicapped children, educators should try to understand the feelings and attitudes of the parents of a child with a disability. Listed are seven suggestions for teachers to help them work effectively with parents and encourage parent participation in the education of handicapped…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Emotional Response, Empathy, Parent Attitudes
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Kasting, Arlene – Childhood Education, 1994
Examines the ANCHOR (Addressing the Needs of Children through Observation and Response) parent involvement project developed at the University of British Columbia. The project centers around parent and educator observation and discussion of videotaped sequences of preschool children's activities and interactions. Parents and teachers act as…
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Parent Participation
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Taylor, Ronald L.; And Others – Childhood Education, 1990
Preschool teachers, child care workers, and parents need to work together to identify preschool children with mild handicaps through evaluation processes that include screening, planning of evaluation, and interpretation and communication of evaluation results. Proposes a best practice evaluation model developed by Broward County School District,…
Descriptors: Demonstration Programs, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Needs