Reply To: Role of families as primary educators

  • allison85beau

    May 9, 2021 at 9:46 pm

    They’re the first contact for the child, they’re around the child more than anyone, and they’re the ones that teach the child their first basic language skills. They are also the ones that reinforce (or not behaviors. . How can childcare providers support families in this role? Observe where perhaps the family doesn’t have time or isn’t knowledgeable, and offer guidance and suggestions, as well as follow up if something works or doesn’t. Why is supporting families so important?So that we can all be on the same page and create a consistent and caring environment for the child.