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(Mis)Understanding families : learning from real families in our schools

Author: Monica Miller Marsh; Tammy Turner-Vorbeck
Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, ©2010.
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A resource to help educators identify, address, and meet the needs of the diverse families in today's classrooms. Examines how families are represented in the media, schools, and other institutions and applies that information to building effective home-school partnerships. Examines how different relationships between families and teachers are defined by discourses that circulate through formal and informal  Read more...
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(Mis)Understanding families.
New York : Teachers College Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)760806980
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Miller Marsh; Tammy Turner-Vorbeck
ISBN: 9780807750377 0807750379 9780807750384 0807750387
OCLC Number: 429749087
Description: viii, 212 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Are schools doing enough to learn about families? / Debbie Pushor --
Disarticulating parent involvement in Latino-impacted schools in the Midwest / Gerardo R. López, Kent Stoelting --
Not the real thing : a history of Hollywood's TV families / Shirley R. Steinberg --
Messages protagonists send us : families in young adult literature / Tamara P. Lindsey, Linda T. Parsons --
Literature conversations for inquiring into the influence of family stories on teacher identities / Janice Huber [and others] --
A tale of two adoptive families / Monica Miller Marsh, Tammy Turner-Vorbeck --
"I always feel they don't know anything about us" : diverse families talk about their relations with school / Elizabeth Graue, Margaret Hawkins --
Debunking the myths about the urban family : a constructed conversation / Rochelle Brock --
Reaching Native American families to increase school involvement / Angela Jaime, Caskey Russell --
Social class, culture, and "good parenting" : voices of low-SES families / Guofang Li --
The interwoven stories of teachers, families, and children in curriculum making / Simmee Chung, D. Jean Clandinin.
Other Titles: Misunderstanding families
Responsibility: edited by Monica Miller Marsh, Tammy Turner-Vorbeck.
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Helps educators to identify, address, and meet the needs of the diverse families in classrooms. This book examines how families are represented in the media, schools, and other institutions as well  Read more...

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"Our ability to successfully educate all children is integrally linked to meeting the needs of their parents and families. This is a volume central to the preparation of all teachers." - Gloria Read more...

 
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