Category: Family Engagement
Ways to Welcome Families in Your Classroom
Working with children means working with families. Family engagement is an ongoing process that occurs through respectful and responsive relationship-building between early childhood staff and families. Family engagement focuses on listening, welcoming ideas, and encouraging shared decision-making. The goal of family engagement is to create partnerships, leading to stronger outcomes for children. Families are our biggest…
Displays for Drop-off to Engage Both Parents and Children
What will children and parents see when they open your door? Will they know what to do? Will they feel excited instead of nervous? Use Experience Curriculum tools to open your door to smoother drop-off routines and to parents who are informed about what is happening today, this week and all month. “Ready to Play”…
Art Is Smart! But Why?
Welcome to a process-based art experience! Children have daily opportunities to explore the form and function of art while using critical thinking to express themselves and problem-solve with creativity. When guiding children’s art activities, the “process” takes precedence over the “end product.” This year, Experience Curriculum art is divided into “Invitations to Create” and “Make &…