ISBN-10:
1929610882
ISBN-13:
2901929610883
Pub. Date:
09/01/2006
Publisher:
Redleaf Press
From Parents to Partners: Building a Family-Centered Early Childhood Program / Edition 1

From Parents to Partners: Building a Family-Centered Early Childhood Program / Edition 1

by Janis Keyser

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ISBN-13: 2901929610883
Publisher: Redleaf Press
Publication date: 09/01/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Janis Keyser is a teacher, parent educator, program director, and speaker specializing in early childhood and family development. She currently teaches in the early childhood education department at Cabrillo College in California, and has been conducting workshops for parents and teachers for more than thirty-five years. Keyser has a masters degree in human development from Pacific Oaks College. She is the author of From Parents to Partners and coauthor of Becoming the Parent you Want to Be.

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction

Chapter 1: The Importance of Family-Teacher Partnerships
Chapter 2: Five Principles of Family-Centered Care
Chapter 3: Inspirations from Reggio Emilia: Looking at Family Centered Care Through Another Lens
Chapter 4: Effective Communication with Families: An Overview
Chapter 5: Daily Communication
Chapter 6: How Can Technology Support Family Centered Care?
Chapter 7: Challenges to Communication: Problems Affecting the
Child at Home or at School
Chapter 8: Challenges to Communication: Conflict between
Family and Program
Chapter 9: Formal Communications: Documentation and Conferences
Chapter 10: Creating Successful Parent Meetings and Events
Chapter 11: Classroom Environments
Chapter 12: Curriculum in a Family-Centered Classroom
Chapter 13: Families as Teaching Partners at Home and at School
Chapter 14: Welcoming Families into the Partnership

Index

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