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Parents' Involvement in Early Education

Think of a time an educator would have to discourage a parent from coming to school and class all the time and do it tactfully.

Should parents be allowed to volunteer when their child does not behave when they are their in kindergarten?

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A few parents in preschool may feel the need to stay for the first few days of school since children adjust in different ways and rates. The parents may stay with their children as they watch the class activities. Watching is a form of participation and let children stand and watch if that is what they want to do. When the child is ready, the parent may tell child that parent is leaving and will come back. Almost all children will be comfortable in the classroom in a few weeks and they will look forward to coming to class.

In the school where I am teaching, preschool parents can stay in the classroom only for the first week of classes. The pre-school department announces during the Parents' Orientation the policy that parents are only allowed to stay with their children for one week. For the next ...

Solution Summary

The solution discusses ways on how an educator would discourage a parent from coming to school and class in a tactful way. An opinion on parents being allowed to volunteer when their child does not behave in kindergarten is also explained.

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