The relationship between you and the early childhood educator in your child’s school or child care program can help you, your child, and your early childhood educator develop a greater appreciation for the important role each plays in the education and care of children.
Families benefit by getting ideas from the educator on how to help and support learning at home.
Educators benefit by learning more about a child’s needs and home environment. They are then able to apply that knowledge towards individualizing the care for your child.
Children benefit in multiple ways: raised academic achievement, increased motivation for learning, improved behavior, better social skills, more regular attendance and a more positive attitude about school in general.
Learn more about how you can better partner with your early childhood educator:
- Read this Parent Tip Sheet on talking to children about their school day from Sesame Street in Communities
- Find tips for talking with your early childhood educator/teacher in this article from NAEYC.
- Listen to this Podcast from ZERO TO THREE: How Partnering With Your Child’s Caregiver Supports Healthy Development
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