Families and their Learning Environments

This book will be of particular interest to those studying the relationship between family environments and education, as well as the sociology of education.

Families and their Learning Environments

Author: Kevin Marjoribanks

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351847260

Page: 270

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First published in 1979, this study is one of the first works of educational research to include detailed assessments of family environments in an analysis of performance of children at their schools. Much of the research is based on data collected from families in Australia, Canada and England and the findings have been integrated with results from other family environments research. The study also explores social and psychological conceptual positions that will have relevance for further educational investigations. This book will be of particular interest to those studying the relationship between family environments and education, as well as the sociology of education.

Early Childhood Programs for Low income Families

Presentation at the Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning
Disorders ' Third Annual International ... abstract thinkers or self - absorbed ,
illogical , and inattentive , depending on whether or not their learning
environment is ...

Early Childhood Programs for Low income Families

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Subcommittee on Children and Families

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Creating Safe and Supportive Learning Environments

CE credit is available to purchasers of this book at www.mensanapublications.com.

Creating Safe and Supportive Learning Environments

Author: Emily S. Fisher

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136663398

Page: 274

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The importance of creating safe spaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) students in the school environment cannot be overstated. It is one of the most prominent issues facing school professionals today, and its success has lasting, positive effects on the entire student body. Drawing on the expertise of researchers and practitioners, Creating Safe and Supportive Learning Environments provides a comprehensive examination of the topics most relevant for school professionals. The first section lays out the theoretical foundation and background school professionals need to understand the social and political trends that impact LGBTQ individuals, the development of sexual orientation and gender identity, risk and resilience factors, and the intersection of LGBTQ identity with other aspects of diversity. The second section explores topics critical for the development of safe, supportive school environments, including understanding legal and ethical mandates, training school personnel, addressing bullying and harassment, and developing inclusive classrooms. Special topics related to counseling LGBTQ students, supporting families of LGBTQ students, becoming an ally and advocate in the schools, and connecting with community resources are also covered. CE credit is available to purchasers of this book at www.mensanapublications.com.

Resources in education

ED 244 657 Family Environment Mexican-American Mothers' Estimations of Their
Preschool Children's Cognitive Performance. Final Technical Report. ED 244
747 A Study of Families and Their Learning Environments for Deaf Children.

Resources in education

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The Educational Review

FAMILY AND THEIR LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS By Dr. V.N. RAO , M.Sc. , Ph.
D. , and Dr. R. PARTHASARATHY , M.A. , Ph.D. , Dept. Psychiatric Social Work ,
National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences , Bangalore - 560029 , India .

The Educational Review

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Alberta Journal of Educational Research

I used the Marjoribanks ( 1994 , 2002 ) Perceived Family Environment Scale to
assess the children ' s perceptions of the support they received from their fathers
and mothers at home in relation to their education . Parents ' involvement in ...

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A New Learning Environment

Students could make five distinct types of trips , based upon their length of stay in
the project and their educational and social behavior . These are described on
pages 164 and 166 . Like the food service , the family - contact plans deprived no
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A New Learning Environment

Author: Harold L. Cohen

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Creating Inclusive Learning Environments for Young Children

This book provides information on common disabilities and practical strategies for creating inclusive environments and building student relationships.

Creating Inclusive Learning Environments for Young Children

Author: Clarissa Willis

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1412957184

Page: 222

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This book provides information on common disabilities and practical strategies for creating inclusive environments and building student relationships.

Educational Research Quarterly

Journal of Educational Psychology , 82 , 117-127 . Kurdek ... Relation of eighth
graders ' family structure , gender , and family environment with academic
performance and school behavior . Journal ... Families and their learning
environments .

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Creating Successful Learning Environments for African American Learners With Exceptionalities

AFRICAN. AMERICAN. FAMILIES. AND. EDUCATION. In the opinion of some
skeptics, African American families are the single entity responsible for the lack of
school achievement for their children. Although family background may be a
factor ...

Creating Successful Learning Environments for African American Learners With Exceptionalities

Author: Festus E. Obiakor

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483360695

Page: 256

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In this groundbreaking book, more than 25 leading scholars and practitioners provide concrete solutions for maximizing African American students' achievement.

E ffective Writing for E learning Environments

Family as their greatest joy was described by eighty-three percent. These
numbers would seem to be bolstered by our marriage rate, which in 1994 was
the highest in Canada. That leap is being given more serious thought than ever
before.

E ffective Writing for E learning Environments

Author: Katy Campbell

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781591401247

Page: 547

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E-ffective Writing for E-Learning Environments integrates research and practice in user-centered design and learning design for instructors in post-secondary institutions and learning organizations who are developing e-learning resources. The book is intended as a development guide for experts in areas other than instructional or educational technology (in other words, experts in cognate areas such as Biology or English or Nursing) rather than as a learning design textbook. The organization of the book reflects the development process for a resource, course, or program – from planning and development through formative evaluation, and identifies trends and issues that faculty or developers might encounter along the way. The account of the process of one faculty member's course development journey illustrates the suggested design guidelines. The accompanying practice guide provides additional information, examples, learning activities, and tools to supplement the text.

The Child s First Learning Environment

Any form of the family reflects the cultural , political and economic context in
which it exists . Similarly , the combined effect of family behaviour has an impact
on the larger environment . Regardless of form , families have certain functions to
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The Child s First Learning Environment

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The Manual of Museum Learning

On the contrary, most of the time educational departments were confronted with
exhibitions overwhelming the visitor with too ... 4.2 CHANGING MUSEUMS INTO
FRIENDLY FAMILY LEARNING SPACES Here are seven steps aimed at helping
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The Manual of Museum Learning

Author: Barry Lord

Publisher: Rowman Altamira

ISBN: 9780759109711

Page: 301

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This Manual is a practical guide to creating successful learning experiences in museums and related institutions such as public galleries, exhibition centers, science centers, zoos, botanical gardens, aquaria, and planetaria. Based on an understanding of museum learning as an experience that occurs within a personal, social, and physical context, it explores why, for whom, and how these contexts can be orchestrated in museum galleries with optimal results.

Education Research and Perspectives

By defining family learning environments by proximal social - psychological
dimensions , research is beginning to ... own interpretations of their family
learning contexts , which Murray ( 1938 ) defined as the beta press of the
environment .

Education  Research and Perspectives

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Parent Education and Public Policy

Keeves , J . Education environment and student achievement . Stockholm :
Almquist & Wiksell , 1972 . Marjoribanks , K . ( Ed . ) . Environments for learning .
Slough , NFER , 1974 . Marjoribanks , K . Families and their learning
environments .

Parent Education and Public Policy

Author: Senior Fellow and Co-Director Ron Haskins

Publisher: Praeger

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This volume examines parent programs in the context of policy to support families, the disjunction between advocates of parent programs and federal policymakers, federal legislation for parent programs, and programs for parents of preschool children, school-age children, and children with special needs.

Museum Philosophy for the Twenty first Century

Recent surveys suggest the adult public views museums as respected centers of
learning , trustworthy sources of objective ... cared for in our nation's museums as
significant connections to the past , second only to their own family history . ...
Creating Exhibits , Programs , and Spaces That Are Family - Learning Friendly .

Museum Philosophy for the Twenty first Century

Author: Hugh H. Genoways

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Presents reflections on museum philosophy for the 21st century from an international group of contributors.

Early Childhood Education 93 94

We cannot separate the child from his or her family or home environment ,
therefore , for professionals in early childhood education , much of what we do
involves the child ' s family . We know families come in many different
arrangements and ...

Early Childhood Education 93 94

Author: Karen Menke Paciorek

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ISBN: 9781561341955

Page: 240

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