Rewards and Responsibilities
for middle school or high school designed to build strong parenting
skills to prepare for the challenges and joys of parenting. Student
workbook and teacher resources also available.
and Their Children
Ryder and Celia A. Decker (2004)
level textbook emphasizes that parenting is a serious responsibility
and the importance of parent's interaction with their children.
Student activity guide and teacher resources also available.
Caring Relationships Among Parents, Children, Schools, and Communities
Dana McDermott (2007)
Textbook looks at parent-professional-child relations very differently
than other books in this area, focusing on parents and teachers
as adult learners who should be growing and learning along with
the children in their care. Accessibly written, the book synthesizes
the latest theories and research on parent-and adult-child relations
and on adult learning and development, focusing on a dynamic process
rather than a static role and, on all the social-contextual factors
affecting parents, teachers, and children. Includes a large section
on Ensuring That the Next Generation of Parents Is Prepared for
E. Brisbane (2004)
development program designed for grades 9-12 on how children develop
and the importance of this knowledge in both parenting and careers
related to children. May be used alone or for a course preceding
use of Parenting: Rewards & Responsibilities. Student workbook
and teacher resources also available.
A. Decker (2004)
level textbook focuses on how to meet children's developmental needs
in each stage of child growth. Student activity guide and teacher
resources also available.
TEXTBOOKS THAT INCLUDE PARENTING
Ryder and Marjorie B. Harter, Ph.D. (2004)
level textbook on personal and family development, including parenting.
Student activity guide and software, and teacher resources also
R. Sasse (2004)
level textbook designed to help teens strengthen their families
now and in the future. Student workbook and teacher resources also
available. Includes parenting material.
Choices: Life Skills for Adolescents
Halter and Barbara F. Lang (1994)
yearlong guide for middle school ages that meets recommendations
of the California parenting education statute. Designed by Girls'
Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara and published by Advocacy Press.
Family & Self
level textbook designed to strengthen families and encourage personal
growth, contains parenting material. Student activity guide and
teacher resources also available.
Childhood Resources (2000)
Early Childhood Initiative Task Force of the American Association
of Family and Consumer Sciences developed this booklet, which includes
Internet listings as well as listings of videos, cd-roms, books,
magazines, and articles.
Brain Development (2003)
Swierk and Kimberly Moore
reference explains the latest research on how the brain works explores
factors that contribute to and detract from healthy brain development,
such as environmental risk elements and the importance of family,
school, and community support. Also provides tools to help become
advocates for children.
Care and Child Development Videos
Six child development videos to help students better understand
many of the child development and guidance concepts (birth to age
six) presented in textbooks, by seeing children behave in ways that
demonstrate various theories.
cd-rom explores conception through birth and beyond, avoiding controversial
topics. Utilizes footage from an Academy Award-nominated ABC documentary.
Teachers can customize the program and lock out material for different