New family literacy books
Date posted: July 16, 2012
New in the library!
Home, school, and community collaboration : culturally responsive family engagement by Kathy B. Grant, Julie A. Ray (2012)
This comprehensive textbook uses the culturally responsive family support model to examine working effectively with diverse families in early childhood and elementary education. Written by experts from a number of perspectives, it includes research-based information and strategies to help teachers understand, appreciate, and support diverse families, as well as promote family engagement.
Empowering family-teacher partnerships: building connections within diverse communities by Mick Coleman (2012)
Designed for people learning to work or working in preK to Grade 5 educational settings, this book offers information on working with diverse family structures and culturally diverse families. It includes background information and research on family-teacher partnerships, background information on contemporary family lives, and practical strategies for engaging families in their children’s education.
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