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

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

by Julie Powers
 

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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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781929610624
Publisher:
Redleaf Press
Publication date:
05/01/2005
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Julie Powers is the director at the University of Hawaii-Manoa Children's Center. She has previously worked as a teacher, administrator and college educator in early childhood education. She has also presented workshops at conferences across the country and has had several articles published in Child Care Information Exchange.

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