Parents and Their Children

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Synopsis: 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.

About the Author: Verdene Ryder is a nationally recognized author and family life specialist. In addition to being an author of Contemporary Living, she is also the author 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 has
been named in her honor to enable low-income women to attend college. Verdene Ryder has a master's degree in Family and Community Health.

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 AandM 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.

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Verdene Ryder; Celia Anita Decker
Published by Goodheart-Willcox (2013)
ISBN 10: 1619606453 ISBN 13: 9781619606456
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