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ERIC Number: EJ796471
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun
Pages: 6
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1082-3301
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.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A