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ERIC Number: ED497557
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-May
Pages: 136
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-9296-1062-4
Parent-Friendly Early Learning: Tips and Strategies for Working Well with Parents
Powers, Julie
Redleaf Press
Some teachers are sick of struggling with parents of children in their care? They dread upcoming conferences, and with they knew how to approach a difficult. This book will help turn parent worries into warm, confident relationships. The reader will learn how to: (1) Improve parent-teacher communication; (2) Better understand a parent's perspective; (3) Address a parent's fears; (4) Develop and uphold policies; (5) Discuss child development; and (6) Share information with parents. Written for beginning teachers and directors as well as seasoned professionals, this is the perfect resource for anyone genuinely interested in working with-not just for-parents. Detailed real-life scenarios in each chapter will help the reader create a climate of partnership, understand the background for each issue. Following acknowledgments and an introduction, the book contains four chapters: (1) Developing Relationships with Parents; (2) Policies That Work for Families and Staff; (3) Finding Common Values between Home and School; and (4) Child Development Issues.
Redleaf Press. 10 Yorkton Court, St. Paul, MN 55117-1065. Tel: 800-423-8309; Fax: 800-641-0115; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A