Families, Society & Schools


EEDUC 5115.01: Families, Society & Schools

Cambridge, Ma

EEDUC 5115.01: FAMILIES, SOCIETY AND SCHOOLS

Fall  2011

9/9-9/11

9/30-10/2

Mary Geisser
mgeisser@lesley.edu

marygeisser@cox.net

COURSE DESCRIPTION

  This course is designed to provide an understanding of family diversity within the context of contemporary society. The course will examine links between school performance and family involvement. Institutional structures that facilitate or impede family-school relationships will be addressed. Specific issues facing families and children will be examined to help teachers better respond to the challenges of today‚Äôs classrooms. Students will have the opportunity to explore community resources and family support systems.

 
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