Equity in School-Parent Partnerships: Cultivating Community and Family Trust in Culturally Diverse Classrooms (Paperback - 2020)
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Starting from the premise that children learn better when their learning community respects their families and cultures, this thought-provoking resource shows what it means--and what it takes--to include today's diverse parents in their children's learning. Moving readers away from out-of-date practices that can potentially marginalize and devalue the cultural assets of families, the authors provide practical, ready-to-use strategies to help schools re-envision the meaning of parental involvement and engagement. Based on the research and K-12 teaching experience of three educators, chapters address contemporary issues such as the absent parent, homework, vulnerable populations, limitations of current school-based family programs, and pedagogies of hope.
- Provides guidelines and examples of homework that allow multicultural and multilanguage parents to engage with their children around learning.
- Shows how teachers and school leaders can collaborate to effect more inclusive practices.
- Reframes the conversation surrounding parental engagement to emphasize community and parental empowerment.
- Addresses the importance of parental engagement amid today's political discourse surrounding immigration.
|Product Name||Equity in School-Parent Partnerships: Cultivating Community and Family Trust in Culturally Diverse Classrooms (Paperback - 2020)|
|Original Price||USD 34.95|
|Author||Herrera, Socorro G.|
|Publisher||Teachers College Press|