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Parents and Their Children, 8th Edition

By: Verdene Ryder and Celia Anita Decker, Ed.D.
ISBN: 978-1-61960-640-1
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2015
Subject: Child Care / Human Dev / Parenting
Grade Level: 9-12
Description
Parents and Their Children helps students learn the demands of parenting as well as its rewards. The text explores various family forms and functions, the cycle of family development, and how the parenting role changes through the lifespan as children grow. Conception, pregnancy, and prenatal development and care are discussed with an emphasis on abstinence to avoid unplanned pregnancies. Features throughout the text engage students in real-life parenting situations. College and career readiness activities are included.
  • Child development theories are linked to practical parenting applications.
  • Careers related to parenting, children, and families are highlighted.
  • A correlation to the National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education Area of Study 15.0 Parenting is available in the Teacher's Edition.
Products & Prices 6-12 Education
Products Pages ISBN Retail Price School Price Order Quantity
Text 624 978-1-61960-640-1 $99.96 $74.97
Parents and Their Children helps students learn the demands of parenting as well as its rewards. The text explores various family forms and functions, the cycle of family development, and how the parenting role changes through the lifespan as children grow. Conception, pregnancy, and prenatal development and care are discussed with an emphasis on abstinence to avoid unplanned pregnancies. Features throughout the text engage students in real-life parenting situations. College and career readiness activities are included.
Workbook 200 978-1-61960-645-6 $24.00 $18.00
Packed with a wealth of activities that help students apply what they learn about children and parenting, this workbook 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 672 978-1-61960-644-9 $120.00 $90.00 *
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 CD 978-1-61960-646-3 $260.00 $195.00 *
The Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Instructor's Edition. A PDF version of the Instructor's Edition, with bookmarks and search capabilities.
  • Answer Keys. Chapter Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Lesson Plans. Customizable daily Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
  • Reproducible Masters. Printable instructional materials provided in PDF format.


System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download). *Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, Adobe® Reader® (free download). *Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 1128 test questions 978-1-61960-647-0 $248.00 $186.00 *
The ExamView® Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. This product includes 22 test banks with a total of 1128 questions. The ExamView® Assessment Suite includes the ExamView® Test Generator, ExamView® Test Manager, and ExamView® Test Player.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® XP SP or later; Intel® Pentium® IV Processor 1GHz or higher (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 500 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.6 or later; Intel® Processor 1GHz or higher; 32-bit and 64-bit Kernel and Extensions; 512 MB RAM; 300 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Individual License 1020 slides 978-1-61960-648-7 $240.00 $180.00 *
Individual License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 22 chapters, comprising over 1020 slides of instructional material. The presentations are best viewed in PowerPoint 2003 or higher or in the PowerPoint Viewer. If viewed in earlier versions of PowerPoint, they may not display properly. Also provided is a link that allows download of the current version of PowerPoint Viewer.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), and Adobe® Reader® (free download). *Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS® 9.X), Adobe® Reader® (free download). *Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
*To order instructor's materials call 800.323.0440.
Previous Edition
Parents and Their Children, 7th Edition
Table of Contents

Decisions About Parenting
1. Parenting: A Rewarding Choice
2. Families and Parents
3. The Decision to Parent
Positive Parenting
4. Becoming a Competent Parent
5. Developing an Effective Parenting Style
6. Moral Development and Character
The Beginning of Parenthood
7. Planning a Family
8. Pregnancy
9. Prenatal Care
10. Decisions Facing Parents-to-Be
11. Childbirth
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
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
 
SuperTracker Lesson Packet (Web Link, SuperTracker)
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Child Care/Human Dev/Parenting)
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Chapter 1 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Child Care/Human Dev/Parenting)
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Chapter 2 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Child Care/Human Dev/Parenting)
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Glossary (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Child Care/Human Dev/Parenting)
Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Individual License
PPS
Chapter 1 (PPS, 712 KB)
Correlations
FCS National Standards Correlations
PDF
National Standards (PDF, 187 KB)
Florida
PDF
Parenting Skills (PDF, 282 KB)
Idaho
Mississippi
PDF
Child Development (PDF, 407 KB)
Oklahoma
 
Parenting and Child Development
Tennessee
PDF
Family Studies (PDF, 580 KB)
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. - After a 38-year career in education, Celia A. Decker retired as a professor in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at Northwestern State University of Louisiana. 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.

In addition to writing Child Development, Dr. Decker coauthors Parents and Their Children with Verdene Ryder. Dr. Decker has also published other books, numerous chapters in books, and articles. She presents papers at national and state annual meetings of professional associations, such as the National Association for the Education of Young Children, Southern Early Childhood Association, Association for Childhood Education International, National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators, and the Society for Research in Child Development. She does extensive consultant work for Head Start, Even Start, and local school systems.

During her years of teaching, Dr. Decker was named to Who's Who in Child Development Professionals, Who's Who in Personalities of the South, Who's Who in American Women, and the World's Who's Who in Education. In 1994, she was selected as the Outstanding Professor at Northwestern State University.