[R-0226] S7. Family and Community

Citation: Early Childhood Technical Assistance (ECTA) Center. (2017). Practitioner family-centered practices for working with families. Practice Guide. Retrieved from site [or enter “Practitioner family-centered practices for working with families” in your search window].

Abstract: This practice guide provides information that will help early childhood teachers build strong, positive relationships with parents and involve them in their children’s learning activities and educational decisions.

Integration: The information in this practice guide fits well with content presented in the early childhood course Child, Family, and Community.

Content Focus: Case Study; Child, Family, and Community; Collaborative Relationships; Family-Centered Practices; Parents; Relationship-Building

Notes: As students view the 3:32-minute video embedded in this practice guide, have them document the family-centered practices demonstrated by the practitioner.