Keeping Connected

It’s sharing time during Morning Meeting in Ms. Roberts’s first grade classroom. Jarrod is enthusiastically telling his classmates about the photos they will see when they look at his “family album.” The book contains a picture of Jarrod’s mom sitting on the front steps of their house. It also has a photo of a recent birthday party and one of a dripping Jarrod at swimming lessons. “But you’ll really like my picture of me sleeping in the back seat of the car with my dog,” he quips.
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Child Development

Question:What are your goals in sharing knowledge about child development with students’ families, and how do you go about it?
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Welcoming All Families

Question:I know that it's important to have a good working relationship with the parents and care-takers of the children in my classroom. The children come from diverse backgrounds, with differences in ethnicity,…
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