Innovative guide to make easier for preschool teachers to connect with parents and involve them in the learning process using family meetings. Offers a complete plan for every type of meeting,
Take the worry out of parent-teacher communication. Partnering With Parents is bursting with helpful tips, strategies, and creative ways to build a connection between home and school.
Each meeting begins with an icebreaker, allowing families to mix and mingle, and then continues with multiple activities that give parents the opportunity to experience first-hand what their child is learning. The suggested meetings address a variety of topics, with enticing titles such as "Are You Hungry for Fun?" and "Magical Art Mixtures." Teachers, parents, and children alike will treasure each meeting as they build relationships and form a community of learners.
Each of the 27 family meetings includes:
Family Meeting Activities
This is a how-to book written as a workshop for parents. Parents who have taken the training all rave! Included topics are: specific communication skills, conflict resolution methods, time management, and more. (Geared for parents of infants through teens) Recognized for 15 clock hours of training in many states.
The following is a list of states that recognize this self study course as of September 2019. AL, AR, AZ, CO, CT, FL, IN, KS, ME, MI, MN, MS, NE, NJ, OK, OR, PA, TN, TX, VA, WI.
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Those fulfilling their CDA requirements may use this self-study.