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    1. Describe ways you see utilizing families in the learning environment. What benefits and challenges come with family volunteers?

    2. What are some ways to increase family involvement in the classroom, field trips, and at activities outside of school hours?

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    1. Describe ways you see utilizing families in the learning environment. What benefits and challenges come with family volunteers?

    I see utilizing families in the learning environment as integral partners to co-teach, co-present, co-learn, collaborate, and communicate. I specifically see numerous benefits, especially validating parents' cultures, lives, experiences, goals for their kids' education, and community-connected curricula as some obvious academic, social, emotional, cultural, and cognitive benefits.

    However, time is a major challenge that comes with family volunteers as they are busy with jobs, families, and so many other obligations. Trust is also a huge barrier ...

    Solution Summary

    300 words of notes and two reference reviews are briefly presented to discuss ways to better utilize families in the learning environment to increase school home partnerships more effectively.

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