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Families & Educators Together Building Great Relationships that Support Young Children

by Derry Koralek, Karen Nemeth, Kelly Ramsey

Families & Educators Together Building Great Relationships that Support Young Children Synopsis

Home-school relationships have always been a cornerstone of children's success and well-being. But cultivating positive, supportive partnerships between educators and families is an ongoing process, one that requires reciprocal respect and communication to grow. Use the practical information and ideas in this book to develop and embed a culture of family engagement in all aspects of your early childhood program, from curriculum planning to addressing children's individual needs, by Creating a welcoming environment for families Providing many ways for families to engage in the program and their children's learning Ensuring two-way communication and addressing communication challenges Building on learning opportunities families already provide at home Supporting diverse home languages and cultures Collaborating on community-wide efforts Packed with strategies, resources, and examples from early childhood programs, this book illustrates numerous ways to engage families in your early childhood community so that together, families + educators = thriving children.

Families & Educators Together Building Great Relationships that Support Young Children Press Reviews

The title says it all! For everyone who works with young children, this essential book is easy to read and well researched, and it includes many family engagement stories that connect that research to real-life experiences. The practical strategies emphasize how children's learning is enhanced when families are engaged and involved in the process. -Barbara Kaiser, consultant, trainer, and co-author of Challenging Behavior in Young Children This is an important book for teachers, coaches, program leaders, family educators, and anyone who wants to build culturally responsive relationships with families. The strategies, resources, and examples of effective family engagement in this book are based on current research and theories on how to build mutual, respectful family partnerships. -Debbie Leekeenan, early childhood consultant and co-author of From Survive to Thrive and Leading Anti-Bias Early Childhood Programs

Book Information

ISBN: 9781938113451
Publication date: 30th June 2019
Author: Derry Koralek, Karen Nemeth, Kelly Ramsey
Publisher: National Association for the Education of Young Children
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 140 pages
Categories: School/community relations & school/home relations, Pre-school & kindergarten,

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