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The Resource Preparing educators to engage families : case studies using an ecological systems framework, Heather B. Weiss , Harvard Family Research Project, Harvard Graduate School of Education [ and three others]

Preparing educators to engage families : case studies using an ecological systems framework, Heather B. Weiss , Harvard Family Research Project, Harvard Graduate School of Education [ and three others]

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Preparing educators to engage families : case studies using an ecological systems framework
Title
Preparing educators to engage families
Title remainder
case studies using an ecological systems framework
Statement of responsibility
Heather B. Weiss , Harvard Family Research Project, Harvard Graduate School of Education [ and three others]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LB1048.5
LC item number
.P74 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Weiss, Heather Bastow
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  • Education, Elementary
  • Elementary school teachers
  • Home and school
  • Child development
  • Child development
  • Education, Elementary
  • Elementary school teachers
  • Home and school
Label
Preparing educators to engage families : case studies using an ecological systems framework, Heather B. Weiss , Harvard Family Research Project, Harvard Graduate School of Education [ and three others]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.Theoretical Perspectives on the Microsystem -- Motivation to Learn -- Theoretical Frameworks for Understanding Children's Motivation to Learn -- The Three Cs: Competence, Control, and Connection -- Conclusion and Implications -- A Developmental-Contextual Perspective -- The Research -- Conclusion and Implications -- 2.The Microsystem Cases -- Case 1. Supporting Ignacio: A Mother Discovers How to Help Her Son Succeed -- Characters -- Ignacio: The Beginning of the School Year (Translated From Spanish) -- Viridiana and Mrs. Naylor: First Impressions in Class -- Father Benedict: Parish Priest -- Christina: Librarian -- Paty: The Fall Parent-Teacher Conference -- Viridiana: Providing the "Aha" Moment -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- Case 2. A Special Education Plan for Anabela: Does Supporting Her Needs Mean Holding Her Back? -- Characters -- Teacher to Teacher: Talking Over Anabela's Progress -- Anabela's Cumulative Record -- Anabela's Mother, Magda -- Special Education at La Paz -- Jean Harfleur, Anabela's Teacher, on Anabela and Her Family -- Connie York, Anabela's Resource Room Teacher, on Anabela and Her Family -- Anabela on Family, Learning, and School -- Putting the Pieces Together -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- Case 3. My Favorite Subject Is Lunch: Motivating a Disengaged Student -- Characters -- Anthony Barbarin at School -- Anthony -- Jason Mitchell and Cynthia Hague, Anthony's Teachers -- The Barbarin Family -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- 3.Theoretical Perspectives on the Mesosystem -- Social Executive Functioning -- Conclusion and Implications -- The Family, School, and Community Relationship -- Types of Family and School Relationship -- Principles of Relationship Building -- Conclusion and Implications -- 4.The Mesosystem Cases -- Case 4. Lunchtime at Sunnydale Elementary School: What Do First Graders Need? -- Characters -- Beatriz, Rosa and Maria's Grandmother -- Linda Chang, Principal -- The Grandmother Encounters School Staff -- The PTA Meeting -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- Case 5. Defining "Fine": Communicating Academic Progress to Parents -- Characters -- The Principal, Dick Leonard -- The Parents, Molly and Margot -- The Teacher, Tammy Gray -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- Case 6. Bilingual Voices and Parent Classroom Choices: Family Engagement in Language and Literacy -- Characters -- Mother and Daughter Battle Over Homework -- Choosing an English-Only Classroom for Nina: Ines, Nina's Mother (Translated From Spanish) -- A Bilingual Classroom May Suit Nina Better: Sonya Chesin, Nina's Teacher -- Identifying Bilingual Issues at Morrison Elementary: Andy Beber, Principal -- Ines Wonders What to Do Next -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- 5.Theoretical Perspectives on the Exosystem -- Media in the Lives of Families With Young Children -- The Interplay Between the Digital Media Industry and Family Interactions -- Digital Media for Learning -- Conclusion and Implications -- The Accommodation Model -- The Accommodation Model of Parental Child Care Decision Making -- Precarious Employment Contexts: A Critical Exosystemic Influence on Children -- The Influence of Precarious Work Environments on Family Practices and Child Care -- Conclusion and Implications -- 6.The Exosystem Cases -- Case 7. Connections and Misconnections: Digital Media in Family Life and at School -- Characters -- Alejandra Sanchez: Meet Me at the Nightclub -- George Sanchez: I Want Her to Have a Childhood as a Child as I Did -- Carmela Sanchez: The Computer 1s a Tool, and Its Not a Toy -- Eileen Kato: Here Things Only Seem to Move Backward, Not Ahead -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- Case 8. After School for Cindy: Family, School, and Community, Roles in Out-of-School Time -- Characters -- Perspectives on Cindy and Her Mother: Nikki, Cindy's Teacher -- Marla -- Cindy -- Shellie, Cindy's School Counselor -- Ed, the Principal -- An Encounter Between Parent and Teacher in the Community -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- Case 9. Piecing It Together: Linking Systems to Support a Student and Family -- Characters -- Fall 1999: Dee Johnson, Dionte's Teacher -- Early Winter 1998 (One and One-Half Years Earlier): Karen Carson, Dionte's Mother -- Spring 1998: Dionte Carson -- Fall 1998: Riverside Medical Center -- Winter 1998: Kofi Hunter, Social Worker -- Spring 1999: Karen Carlson -- October 19, 1999: Dionte -- October 19, 1999: Dee Johnson -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- 7.Theoretical Perspectives on the Macrosystem -- The Promise of Parent-School Partnerships for Narrowing the Poverty Achievement Gap -- How Does Poverty Limit Children's Achievement? -- Why Do Family-School Partnerships Hold Promise for Children Who Are Growing Up Poor? -- Immigrant Children, a Particularly Vulnerable Group -- Conclusion and Implications -- Ethnic and Racial Diversity -- Theoretical Issues -- Cultural Considerations in the Development of Ethnic and Racial Minority Children -- Minority Status and Social Disadvantage -- Conclusion and Implications -- 8.The Macrosystem Cases -- Case 10. What Words Don't Say: Talking About Racism -- Characters -- Martin's Situation -- Lorreen and Rhona, Martin's Mother and Grandmother -- Joan Taylor, Martin's First-Grade Teacher -- The Meeting -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- Case 11. Raising Children Atone: Poverty, Welfare Reform, and Family Engagement -- Characters -- Introducing Aiesha -- Aiesha -- Samantha, Aiesha's Mother -- The Children's Fathers -- The Children -- Aiesha's Life at Home -- Aiesha's Life at School -- Back to School on Monday -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- Case 12. Learning in the Shadow of Violence: Community, Culture, and Family Engagement -- Characters -- Perspectives on Thandi -- Thandi -- Sak, Thandi's Father (Translated From Khmer) -- Maryna, Thandi's Mother (Translated From Khmer) -- Thandi's Community: Alice, Principal -- Seyha, Community Member -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- 9.Theoretical Perspectives on the Chronosystem -- Families, Time, and Learning -- Family Engagement Across Ages -- Family Engagement Across the Day and Year -- Family Engagement Across Historical, Political, and Cultural Periods -- Conclusion and Implications -- 10.The Chronosystem Cases -- Case 13. Bridging Worlds: Family Engagement in the Transition to Kindergarten -- Characters -- Nicole, Maya's Mother -- Ms. Teresa, Maya's Former Preschool Teacher -- Tanya Robinson, the Kindergarten Teacher -- Esther Lasher, the Head Start Educational Director -- Nicole Prepares to Meet With Tanya Robinson -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- Case 14. Tomasito Is Too Big to Hold Hands: The Developing Child and the Home-School Relationship -- Characters -- Tomasito's Portfolio -- Linda Brady, Tomasito's Second-Grade Teacher -- Ria, Tomasito's Mother (Translated From Spanish) -- Tomasito -- Linda, Tomasito's Second-Grade Teacher -- Tomasito -- Tomas, Tomasito's Father (Translated From Spanish) -- Ria, Tomasito's Mother (Translated From Spanish) -- Communicating About Tomasito's Math -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- Case 15. Staying on the Path Toward College: One Boy at the Crossroads -- Characters -- Introducing Paulo -- Paulo's Family -- Comadre Alicia (Madrina) and Her Son Miguel -- Nancy Brown, Paulo's Math Teacher -- Rachel Marquez, Community College Outreach Program Director -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Third Edition
Extent
xxxviii, 191 pages
Isbn
9781452241074
Isbn Type
(pbk. : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2013024089
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)840462701
  • (OCoLC)ocn840462701
Label
Preparing educators to engage families : case studies using an ecological systems framework, Heather B. Weiss , Harvard Family Research Project, Harvard Graduate School of Education [ and three others]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.Theoretical Perspectives on the Microsystem -- Motivation to Learn -- Theoretical Frameworks for Understanding Children's Motivation to Learn -- The Three Cs: Competence, Control, and Connection -- Conclusion and Implications -- A Developmental-Contextual Perspective -- The Research -- Conclusion and Implications -- 2.The Microsystem Cases -- Case 1. Supporting Ignacio: A Mother Discovers How to Help Her Son Succeed -- Characters -- Ignacio: The Beginning of the School Year (Translated From Spanish) -- Viridiana and Mrs. Naylor: First Impressions in Class -- Father Benedict: Parish Priest -- Christina: Librarian -- Paty: The Fall Parent-Teacher Conference -- Viridiana: Providing the "Aha" Moment -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- Case 2. A Special Education Plan for Anabela: Does Supporting Her Needs Mean Holding Her Back? -- Characters -- Teacher to Teacher: Talking Over Anabela's Progress -- Anabela's Cumulative Record -- Anabela's Mother, Magda -- Special Education at La Paz -- Jean Harfleur, Anabela's Teacher, on Anabela and Her Family -- Connie York, Anabela's Resource Room Teacher, on Anabela and Her Family -- Anabela on Family, Learning, and School -- Putting the Pieces Together -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- Case 3. My Favorite Subject Is Lunch: Motivating a Disengaged Student -- Characters -- Anthony Barbarin at School -- Anthony -- Jason Mitchell and Cynthia Hague, Anthony's Teachers -- The Barbarin Family -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- 3.Theoretical Perspectives on the Mesosystem -- Social Executive Functioning -- Conclusion and Implications -- The Family, School, and Community Relationship -- Types of Family and School Relationship -- Principles of Relationship Building -- Conclusion and Implications -- 4.The Mesosystem Cases -- Case 4. Lunchtime at Sunnydale Elementary School: What Do First Graders Need? -- Characters -- Beatriz, Rosa and Maria's Grandmother -- Linda Chang, Principal -- The Grandmother Encounters School Staff -- The PTA Meeting -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- Case 5. Defining "Fine": Communicating Academic Progress to Parents -- Characters -- The Principal, Dick Leonard -- The Parents, Molly and Margot -- The Teacher, Tammy Gray -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- Case 6. Bilingual Voices and Parent Classroom Choices: Family Engagement in Language and Literacy -- Characters -- Mother and Daughter Battle Over Homework -- Choosing an English-Only Classroom for Nina: Ines, Nina's Mother (Translated From Spanish) -- A Bilingual Classroom May Suit Nina Better: Sonya Chesin, Nina's Teacher -- Identifying Bilingual Issues at Morrison Elementary: Andy Beber, Principal -- Ines Wonders What to Do Next -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- 5.Theoretical Perspectives on the Exosystem -- Media in the Lives of Families With Young Children -- The Interplay Between the Digital Media Industry and Family Interactions -- Digital Media for Learning -- Conclusion and Implications -- The Accommodation Model -- The Accommodation Model of Parental Child Care Decision Making -- Precarious Employment Contexts: A Critical Exosystemic Influence on Children -- The Influence of Precarious Work Environments on Family Practices and Child Care -- Conclusion and Implications -- 6.The Exosystem Cases -- Case 7. Connections and Misconnections: Digital Media in Family Life and at School -- Characters -- Alejandra Sanchez: Meet Me at the Nightclub -- George Sanchez: I Want Her to Have a Childhood as a Child as I Did -- Carmela Sanchez: The Computer 1s a Tool, and Its Not a Toy -- Eileen Kato: Here Things Only Seem to Move Backward, Not Ahead -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- Case 8. After School for Cindy: Family, School, and Community, Roles in Out-of-School Time -- Characters -- Perspectives on Cindy and Her Mother: Nikki, Cindy's Teacher -- Marla -- Cindy -- Shellie, Cindy's School Counselor -- Ed, the Principal -- An Encounter Between Parent and Teacher in the Community -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- Case 9. Piecing It Together: Linking Systems to Support a Student and Family -- Characters -- Fall 1999: Dee Johnson, Dionte's Teacher -- Early Winter 1998 (One and One-Half Years Earlier): Karen Carson, Dionte's Mother -- Spring 1998: Dionte Carson -- Fall 1998: Riverside Medical Center -- Winter 1998: Kofi Hunter, Social Worker -- Spring 1999: Karen Carlson -- October 19, 1999: Dionte -- October 19, 1999: Dee Johnson -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- 7.Theoretical Perspectives on the Macrosystem -- The Promise of Parent-School Partnerships for Narrowing the Poverty Achievement Gap -- How Does Poverty Limit Children's Achievement? -- Why Do Family-School Partnerships Hold Promise for Children Who Are Growing Up Poor? -- Immigrant Children, a Particularly Vulnerable Group -- Conclusion and Implications -- Ethnic and Racial Diversity -- Theoretical Issues -- Cultural Considerations in the Development of Ethnic and Racial Minority Children -- Minority Status and Social Disadvantage -- Conclusion and Implications -- 8.The Macrosystem Cases -- Case 10. What Words Don't Say: Talking About Racism -- Characters -- Martin's Situation -- Lorreen and Rhona, Martin's Mother and Grandmother -- Joan Taylor, Martin's First-Grade Teacher -- The Meeting -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- Case 11. Raising Children Atone: Poverty, Welfare Reform, and Family Engagement -- Characters -- Introducing Aiesha -- Aiesha -- Samantha, Aiesha's Mother -- The Children's Fathers -- The Children -- Aiesha's Life at Home -- Aiesha's Life at School -- Back to School on Monday -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- Case 12. Learning in the Shadow of Violence: Community, Culture, and Family Engagement -- Characters -- Perspectives on Thandi -- Thandi -- Sak, Thandi's Father (Translated From Khmer) -- Maryna, Thandi's Mother (Translated From Khmer) -- Thandi's Community: Alice, Principal -- Seyha, Community Member -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- 9.Theoretical Perspectives on the Chronosystem -- Families, Time, and Learning -- Family Engagement Across Ages -- Family Engagement Across the Day and Year -- Family Engagement Across Historical, Political, and Cultural Periods -- Conclusion and Implications -- 10.The Chronosystem Cases -- Case 13. Bridging Worlds: Family Engagement in the Transition to Kindergarten -- Characters -- Nicole, Maya's Mother -- Ms. Teresa, Maya's Former Preschool Teacher -- Tanya Robinson, the Kindergarten Teacher -- Esther Lasher, the Head Start Educational Director -- Nicole Prepares to Meet With Tanya Robinson -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- Case 14. Tomasito Is Too Big to Hold Hands: The Developing Child and the Home-School Relationship -- Characters -- Tomasito's Portfolio -- Linda Brady, Tomasito's Second-Grade Teacher -- Ria, Tomasito's Mother (Translated From Spanish) -- Tomasito -- Linda, Tomasito's Second-Grade Teacher -- Tomasito -- Tomas, Tomasito's Father (Translated From Spanish) -- Ria, Tomasito's Mother (Translated From Spanish) -- Communicating About Tomasito's Math -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading -- Case 15. Staying on the Path Toward College: One Boy at the Crossroads -- Characters -- Introducing Paulo -- Paulo's Family -- Comadre Alicia (Madrina) and Her Son Miguel -- Nancy Brown, Paulo's Math Teacher -- Rachel Marquez, Community College Outreach Program Director -- Discussion Questions -- Recommended Reading
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Third Edition
Extent
xxxviii, 191 pages
Isbn
9781452241074
Isbn Type
(pbk. : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2013024089
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)840462701
  • (OCoLC)ocn840462701

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