Parent-Friendly Early Learning: Tips and Strategies for Working Well with Families

Parent-Friendly Early Learning: Tips and Strategies for Working Well with Families
Author: Julie Powers
Language English
Pages: 160
ISBN10: 1929610629
Genre: Uncategorized
Goodreads Rating: 4.50
ISBN13: 9781929610624
Published: May 1st 2005 by Redleaf Press

Offering insight into the parents’ perspective, Parent-Friendly Early Learning is a thoughtful and practical resource for classroom teachers seeking to create positive relationships with the parents of young children. Six chapters address specific challenges in working with parents, including these: Improving parent/teacher communication Developing and upholding policies Discussing child development Understanding and dealing with parent fears Addressing issues of identity Parent-Friendly Early Learning also contains real-life examples from the everyday experiences of early childhood teachers. Julie Powers is the director at the University of Hawaii-Manoa Children’s Center. She lives in Kailua, Hawaii.