Rethinking Parent Engagement in Children’s Learning: Museums & Social Issues 5:1 Thematic Issue

1st Edition

Jessica Luke, Dale McCreedy

Published March 31, 2010
Reference - 152 Pages
ISBN 9781598748581 - CAT# Y288621
Series: Museums & Social Issues

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Table of Contents

1.Making Parent Involvement a Community IssueJessica Luke and Dale McCreedy2.The Parental Role in Children's Museums: Perceptions, Attitudes, and BehaviorsStephanie Downey, Amanda Krantz, and Emily Skidmore3.When Parents Stand Back is Family Learning Still Possible?Elizabeth Wood, Barbara Wolf4.Learning from Empowered Home-Educating FamiliesJennifer Bachman-Kise, Lynn D. Dierking5.Parents, science, and Interest: The Role of Parents in the Development of Youth's InterestsHeather Toomey Zimmerman, Suzanne Perin, and Philip Bell6.Analyzing the Affordances of Mobile Technologies for Informal Science LearningLeilah Lyons, David Becker, Jessica Roberts7.Creating Opportunities through Classroom-Based Early Childhood ScienceShari Ellis and Betty A. Dunckel8.Reciprocal Relationships: Effective Strategies for Working with Parents at the Blackfeet Native Science Field CenterRose E. Honey, Helen Augare, Bonnie Sachatello-SawyerExhibit Review9.Sowing the Seeds of Liberty: Lexington and the American Revolution, National Heritage Museum, Lexington, MassachusettsRobert KiihneResources10.Resources for Rethinking Parent Engagement in Children's LearningKadriye Tezcan Akmehmet and Aletheia Wittman


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