This 90-minute webinar focused on what it takes to establish parent education programs in prisons and the latest research-based program resources. It is aimed at educators interested in creating programs for incarcerated parents and providing support to nurture relationships between these parents and their children.
The National Extension Parenting Educators' Framework (NEPEF) builds upon the earlier effort, the National Extension Parenting Education Model (NEPEM) (Smith et al., 1994). The NEPEM model established six categories of priority practices and skills to be learned by parents and taught by parenting educators.
This monograph provides information on how advocates might work to build a broader set of allies to promote an early childhood agenda to improve school readiness. It stresses the importance of recognizing the cultures, or cognitive frames, of groups of allies and crafting outreach messages accordingly. Recommendations for advocacy groups are included.
This PowerPoint presentation was part of a webinar on early childhood data systems and the relationship between birth to five policy agendas and early elementary reform efforts. Ralph Smith from the Annie E. Casey Foundation discussed the goals and progress of The Campaign for Grade Level Reading.
Francesca Adler-Baeder, speaking from an extensive research background on families under stress and children’s experiences in diverse family types as well as practical experience working with a broad spectrum of families, highlights ways to better understand families under stress and empower them to nurture their children.
Want to get children thinking about healthy eating and exercise? You can be a part of the good health solution by teaching youth about nutrition and encouraging physical activity. Here is a series of slides with background research and several hands-on activities that reinforce or enhance nutrition concepts.
Who are you, really? Have your skills and interests been passed down from your parents or grandparents? Where did the habits and customs of today’s American society come from?There is more to one’s history – the history of family and community – than your DNA and the names of your ancestors.