Reply To: Role of families as primary educators

  • cgirl

    July 31, 2021 at 9:46 pm

    Families are primary educators of their children in that they have the responsibility to raise their children to be citizens who are able to be a part of society. They are the people that children look up to most; they are the most important teachers because they have the primary responsibility for their children.

    How can childcare providers support families in this role?

    Childcare providers can support families in this role by offering children a nurturing, caring environment with a variety of educational materials that inspires their love of learning. Childcare providers can support families by having open communication with parents about their policies, their program, and the child’s development.

    Why is supporting families so important?

    Supporting families is so important because children learn the most in families, and families are the child’s base of safety and security. Families are where children learn the most.