Strengths of the Home and Family as Learning Environments

  • Norma Bobbitt
  • Beatrice Paolucci

Abstract

Where did you learn the alphabet? Who taught you to count? Who taught you how, what, when and where to eat? Where did you learn how to show respect for others? How did you learn about your career choices?

Keywords

Family Environment Career Education Informal Learning Early Intervention Program Learning Center 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Bell, H. B. (1973). Family resources used in school-related activities. Doctoral dissertation, Michigan State University.Google Scholar
  2. Bell, T. H. (1973). Your child’s intellect. - A guide to home-based preschool education. Olympus Publishing Company.Google Scholar
  3. Bobbitt, N. (1974). Final report and proceedings of national conference on career education for middle and junior high school, ( 47–60 ). Boston, Olympus Research Corporation.Google Scholar
  4. Bobbitt, N., & Paolucci, B. (1975). Home as a Learning Center. Final report for U.S. Office of Education (Contract No. 300748735 ). East Lansing, Michigan: Michigan State University, College of Human Ecology.Google Scholar
  5. Braga, 1, & Braga, L. (1975). Learning and growing: A guide to child development. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall.Google Scholar
  6. Brazelton, T. B. (1974). Toddlers and parents. New York; Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence.Google Scholar
  7. Bronfenbrenner, U. B. (1974). A report on longitudinal evaluations of preschool programs: Is early intervention effective? U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, Vol. 2.Google Scholar
  8. Cahoon, O. W., Price, A. H., & Scoresby, A. L. (1979). Parents and the achieving child. Brigham Young University Press.Google Scholar
  9. Clarkson, S. S. (1975). Home-centered learning activities of families with teenage children. Unpublished master’s thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.Google Scholar
  10. Coolican, P. M. (1973). The learning style of mothers of young children. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York.Google Scholar
  11. Evans, M. W. (1974). Play is life itself. Theory Into Practice. 14:4, 267–272.Google Scholar
  12. Goldhammer, K., & Taylor, R. E. (1972). Career education: Perspective and promise. Columbus: Charles E. Merrill Publishing Co.Google Scholar
  13. Gordon, I. (1972). What do we know about parents as teachers? Theory Into Practice, 11(3).Google Scholar
  14. Green, K. (1979). The family as education. Families as educators: Challenges and opportunities, 3, Proceedings Series of the Family Study Center, Division of Home Economics, Oklahoma State University.Google Scholar
  15. Karnes, M. B., Teska, J. A., Hodgins, A. S., & Bodger, E. D. (1970). Educational intervention at home by mothers of disadvantaged infants. Child Development, 41, 925–935.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. Lambie, D. Z., Bond, J. T., & Weikart, D. P. (1974). Home teaching with mothers and infants. High/Scope Educational Research Foundation Monograph, No. 21, Ypsilanti, MI.Google Scholar
  17. Laosa, L. M., & Sigel, I. E. (1982). Families as Learning Environments for Children. Plenum Press.Google Scholar
  18. Leichter, H. J. (1974). The family as educator, Teachers College Press, Columbia University.Google Scholar
  19. Lerner, R. M., & Hultsch, D. E. (1983). Human development. McGraw Hill, Inc.Google Scholar
  20. Levenstein, P. (1970). Cognitive growth in pre-schoolers through verbal interaction with mothers. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 40, 426–432.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. Moody, K. (1980). Growing Up on Television. New York: Times BooksGoogle Scholar
  22. Radin, N. (1959). The impact of a kindergarten home counseling program. Exceptional Children, 36, 251–256.Google Scholar
  23. Schaefer, E. S. (1972). Parents as educators: Evidence from cross-sectional, longitudinal and intervention research. Young Children, 27, 227–239.Google Scholar
  24. Schiamberg, L. B., & Smith, K. V. (1982). Human Development. Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc.Google Scholar
  25. Simpson, E. J. (1973). The home as a career education center. Exceptional Children, 38, 626–630.Google Scholar
  26. Sutton-Smith, B. & Sutton-Smith, S. (1974). How to play with your children. New York: Hawthorn Books.Google Scholar
  27. White, B. L., & Watts, J. C. (1973). Experience and environment: Major influences on the development of the young child, Vol. 1, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, Inc.Google Scholar
  28. Wolfgang, C. H. (1974). From play to work. Theory Into Practice, 13, 279–286.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Norma Bobbitt
    • 1
  • Beatrice Paolucci
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Family and Child EcologyMichigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA

Personalised recommendations