ERIC Number: EJ796471
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Dispositions toward Families and Family Involvement: Supporting Preservice Teacher Development
Baum, Angela C.; Swick, Kevin J.
Early Childhood Education Journal, v35 n6 p579-584 Jun 2008
This article highlights the importance of nurturing preservice teachers as they develop the dispositions essential to establish empowering relationships with children's families. The authors identify and describe several key dispositions necessary for working with families and offer suggestions for ways that these elements might be integrated into early childhood teacher preparation programs.
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Family Involvement, Early Childhood Education, Parent Participation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
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