ERIC Number: EJ584390
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Creating a Family-Like Atmosphere in Child Care Settings: All the More Difficult in Large Child Care Centers.
Whitehead, Linda C.; Ginsberg, Stacey I.
Young Children, v54 n2 p4-10 Mar 1999
Presents suggestions for creating family-like programs in large child-care centers in three areas: (1) physical environment, incorporating cozy spaces, beauty, and space for family interaction; (2) caregiving climate, such as sharing home photographs, and serving meals family style; and (3) family involvement, including regular conversations with parents and invitations to families to join in during parts of the day. (KB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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