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Parents and Their Children, 7th Edition

By: Verdene Ryder and Celia Anita Decker, Ed.D.
ISBN: 978-1-59070-926-9
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2010
Subject: Child Care / Human Dev / Parenting
Description
Parents and Their Children is completely revised to help your students learn the demands of parenting as well as the rewards parenting offers. The text reflects a stronger emphasis on parenting skills with such changes in today's world as peer violence, more single-parent and dual-career families, and encouragement of moral and character development.
  • Engages students in real-life parenting applications called Applying New Skills, Thinking Critically, and Linking Academics.
  • Focuses student attention with attractive illustrations and charts on helpful information in parenting situations.
  • Discusses conception, pregnancy, prenatal development and care, and the well-being of families, and emphasizes abstinence to avoid unplanned pregnancies.
  • Links theories of child development experts to practical parenting applications.
  • Connects student interest in children and families with potential careers and their related pathways.
  • Introduces moral development and character and ways parents can encourage this development in their children.
  • Emphasizes the stages of parenting through the life span.
Products & Prices 6-12 Education
Products Pages ISBN Retail Price Order Quantity
Text 624 978-1-59070-926-9 $78.64
Parents and Their Children offers the foundation knowledge students need on the pathway to effective parenting. It explores various family forms and functions, the cycle of family development, and how the parenting role changes as children grow and develop. This text particularly focuses on guiding children, communicating effectively, and loving children unconditionally. Along with a strong emphasis on effective parenting practices, this revised edition of Parents and Their Children includes up-to-date information on pregnancy, prenatal care, and childbirth. When and why to have children, what health practices to follow before and after pregnancy, and how to prepare for childbirth are just a few early decisions prospective parents must make. Other Important topics covered by the text include moral development, character in children, and ways for families to work through challenges and crises. Parents and Their Children will help students acquire important skills and personal qualities to use in their interactions with children, parents, and families.
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15) 624 978-1-60525-851-5 $78.64
The Online Text six-year classroom subscription allows online access, in school or at home, for six consecutive years. A classroom subscription is for a shared group of students, and requires a purchase of a class set with the total pricing based on the number of users who require access.

The Online Text provides fast, page-at-a-time viewing from any browser-based device including iPads®, netbooks, PCs, and Mac computers. Features of the Online Text include:
  • Exact page reproduction, including figures and formulas
  • Linked table of contents
  • Search capabilities to find specific topics
  • Full text search with relevancy ranking to quickly locate passages of interest
  • The ability to quickly jump to specific pages
  • Full screen reading mode with zoom capabilities
  • Permission to print selected pages for offline reading
Bundle (Text + Online Text 6yr. Classroom Subscription, min. 15) 624 978-1-61960-054-6 $110.64
Bundle includes a copy of the Student Textbook and Online Textbook 6yr Classroom Subscription. Minimum quantity of 15 must be purchased.
Student Activity Guide 202 978-1-59070-928-3 $18.64
Packed with a wealth of activities that help students apply what they learn about children and parenting, the Student Activity Guide encourages practical application of parenting strategies and the use of higher-order thinking skills. Some activities are thought-provoking and encourage students to form their own ideas about information presented in the text.
Teacher's Edition 672 978-1-59070-927-6 $98.00 *
Designed with classroom teachers in mind, this special edition of the student text offers teaching strategies and classroom activities to make learning reinforcement, discussion, personal reflection, activities that reteach and reinforce concepts, and enrichment activities. A correlation of Parents and Their Children to the FCS National Standards for Parenting will help you easily identify the knowledge, skills, and practices students need to learn to become competent parents.
Teacher's Resource Guide 528 978-1-59070-929-0 $100.00 *
Provides numerous instructional resources that support each chapter of the textbook including bulletin board ideas, introductory activities, suggested teaching strategies, test masters, answer keys, reproducible masters, transparency masters, and much more. All of the resources for teaching each chapter are conveniently grouped together.
Teacher's Resource CD 978-1-59070-931-3 $248.00 *
This Teacher's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Teacher's Edition. A Portable Document Format (PDF) version of the Teacher's Edition, with bookmarks, hyperlinks, and search capabilities.
  • Teacher's Resources. The Teacher's Resources in a PDF version, allowing you to view and print pages from your computer.
  • Lesson Plans. Customized daily lesson plans in Microsoft® Word — quickly prepare with our new easy-to-edit format.
  • Lesson Slides. Provided as PowerPoint® slide shows (PPS) and listed by chapter.
  • Related Web Links. Direct Internet links provided for numerous content-related Web sites.
System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.4, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 1120 test questions 978-1-59070-974-0 $244.00 *
The ExamView Software includes the Test Generator, Test Manager, and Test Player. You can quickly and easily create tests from a bank of hundreds of questions relating to the content in the student textbook. ExamView gives you the ability to edit existing questions, add new questions, and print multiple versions of the same test. You can also manage your class roster, administer and score online tests, and automatically score paper tests. Tests may be published for LAN-based testing or be packaged for online testing using WebCT, Blackboard, or ANGEL. It's also compatible with electronic whiteboards.

System Requirements
Windows:
120 MHz Pentium II or compatible processor; Windows 2000/XP (or a more recent version); 32 MB of available RAM (64 MB recommended); 32 MB of available hard disk space; Internet connection to access the content updater, Web publishing, and test-hosting features.
Macintosh: 120 MHz Power Macintosh; OS X (10.2 and later); 32 MB of available RAM (64 MB recommended); 28 MB of available hard disk space; Internet connection to access the content updater, Web publishing, and test-hosting features.
Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Individual License 1130 slides 978-1-60525-289-6 $168.00 *
Individual License. This CD package contains PowerPoint Presentations for each of the 22 chapters, comprising over 1130 slides of instructional material.

System Requirements
Windows:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows 2000/XP, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Microsoft Internet Explorer (6 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download).
Macintosh: PowerPC® G3, G4, G5 or Intel® processor, OS X (10.3 or higher), 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download).
Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Site License 1130 slides 978-1-60525-290-2 $504.00 *
Site License. This CD package contains PowerPoint Presentations for each of the 22 chapters, comprising over 1130 slides of instructional material.

System Requirements
Windows: Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows 2000/XP, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Microsoft Internet Explorer (6 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download).
Macintosh: PowerPC® G3, G4, G5 or Intel® processor, OS X (10.3 or higher), 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download).
*To order instructor's materials call 800.323.0440.
Table of Contents

Part One: Decisions About Parenting
1. Parenting: A Rewarding Choice
2. Families and Parents
3. The Decision to Parent
Part Two: Positive Parenting
4. Becoming a Competent Parent
5. Developing an Effective Parenting Style
6. Moral Development and Character
Part Three: The Beginning of Parenthood
7. Planning a Family
8. Pregnancy
9. Prenatal Care
10. Decisions Facing Parents-to-Be
11. Childbirth
Part Four: Understanding Children's Growth and Development
12. New Parents, New Baby
13. Parents and Their Infants
14. Parents and Their Toddlers
15. Parents and Their Preschoolers
16. Parents and Their School-Age Children
17. Parents and Their Teens
Part Five: The Challenges of Parenting
18. Family Concerns
19. Family Crises
20. Child Care Options
21. Children's Health, Safety, and Special Needs
22. Careers Related to Children, Parenting, and Families
Look Inside
Text
PDF
Chapter 1 (PDF, 1.12 MB)
PDF
Chapter 2 (PDF, 969 KB)
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Child Development / Parenting)
g-wonlinetextbooks.com
Chapter 1 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Child Development / Parenting)
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Chapter 2 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Child Development / Parenting)
Presentations for PowerPoint
PPS
Chapter 1 (PPS, 3.25 MB)
Correlations
Alabama
PDF
Parenting, Grades 9-12 (PDF, 220 KB)
Arkansas
Kentucky
 
Parenting, Grades 9-12
Louisiana
About the Author(s)

Verdene Ryder - is a nationally recognized author and family life specialist. In addition to being an author of Contemporary Living, she is also the coauthor of the popular parenting text, Parents and Their Children, and a text titled Human Sexuality: Responsible Life Choices. She is often consulted in interviews on radio and TV relating to family life issues. Verdene Ryder has extensive teaching experience at both the high school and university levels. She is a member of several professional organizations and has received numerous academic and leadership awards. A scholarship is named in her honor to enable low-income women to attend college. Verdene Ryder has a master's degree in Family and Community Health.

Celia Anita Decker, Ed.D. - was a former professor in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at Northwestern State University of Louisiana before moving to Castle Rock, Colorado. She taught courses in early childhood education, child development, and family relations. Dr. Decker was coordinator of graduate studies in early childhood education. Before her position at Northwestern State University, she taught college courses at East Texas State University (now Texas A&M at Commerce) and at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Dr. Decker also taught public school kindergarten in Kansas City, Kansas.