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Read Kohn, A. (5 February 2013). Parental involvement in education. Psychology Today. Retrieved from: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-homework-myth/201302/parental-involvement-in-education
Read Butler, A. M. & Ostrosky, M. M. (2018). Reducing Challenging Behaviors during Transitions: Strategies for Early Childhood Educators to Share with Parents. Young Children 17(4). HYPERLINK “https://www.naeyc.org/resources/pubs/yc/sep2018/reducing-challenging-behaviors-during-transitions” https://www.naeyc.org/resources/pubs/yc/sep2018/reducing-challenging-behaviors-during-transitions
Using the following questions as your guide, compose a 1â€“2-page reflection on the topic of parent involvement:
What are some ways you can eliminate barriers to family partnerships? For example, on the familiesâ€™ side, how could you overcome the barrier of your low-income families not having transportation to attend parent-teacher conferences?
How could you or your school strive to change negative, stereotypical attitudes towards families in the community?
How could you eliminate the belief that some families are not capable or do not care about helping their child be successful in school?