Ashford 4: – Week 3 – Discussion 1
Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
Chapters 4 and 5 discuss the importance of early childhood educators making a connection with families. Review both chapters and reflect on how an educator’s relationship with families can have a positive impact on a child’s education. For this discussion, explain three specific strategies that would help an educator make a purposeful connection with immigrant/ELL families. Create a chart with the following:
Guided Response: Review several of your peers’ posts. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ plans that you feel are effective models of communication. Specifically describe why you feel each activity is effective and identify an activity that could be implemented that would support their parental involvement idea at home. You may wish to provide your response using the following format: