As we continue to plan for your safety surrounding making home visits, in efforts to establish partnerships with parents and caregivers, there are more aspects to be mindfully explored. Preparation, assessment and appropriate action characterize these considerations. After you have determined ‘appropriate’ actions needed as your home visiting plan develops, begin to consider the next […]
Tips and strategies for building strong, healthy relationships and honestly expressing needs and emotions.
Family engagement is both a mystery and a solution for schools and the educators who work there. Many are challenged to develop meaningful partnerships with parents and adult caregivers of students. Even more challenging is involving parents of color. Traditionally, schools have operated from within a white middle class framework and a similarly standardized approach […]
In my first year teaching public school, I taught middle school as a Special Education teacher at an ‘urban’ school. By urban, of course that means a school with predominantly black and brown children, many of whom may live at or near poverty. Before I focus on the real subject, I just am curious about […]