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How parents can be equal partners in education

How can parents be effectively involved as partners in their child's education? Give at least four examples that can be implemented today in your Pre-K classroom. What do you believe constitutes being an equal partner?

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Below is a step by step approach to guide you in completing this assignment, along with web addresses that have more information to assist you:

Step 1: As an introduction, discuss some of the qualities of a pre-K classroom that differentiate it from other grade levels, such as:

a) Age of pre-K students
b) Maturity level of pre-K students
c) Often first experience at school for students and/or parents
d) Undeveloped social skills, etc.

Step 2: Define the term "Parents as Partners" and discuss the things parents can do to partner with the pre-K teacher and student, such as:

a) Spend time in the classroom so you know what is going on there
b) Attend ...

Solution Summary

This 370-word solution includes step-by-step directions that define "parents as partners"; discusses some of the unique qualities of Pre-K students; discusses some of the things parents can do to be partners in their child's educational process; and steps educators can take to involve parents as equal partners in their child's education. The solution also includes web addresses to support each section of the solution.