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The Welcoming Classroom

Building Strong Home-to-School Connections for Early Learning


Early childhood classrooms are more culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse than ever. As a teacher, your challenge is to partner with each family and recognize their individual strengths, concerns, priorities, and resources. The Welcoming Classroom offers practical ideas for creating a welcoming atmosphere for families that encourages participation in their children’s learning community. From improving children’s school readiness to encouraging positive engagement with peers, promoting student academic achievement, increasing graduation rates, and helping reduce the negative impact of poverty, the benefits of engaging families early will impact the young children in your care long after they leave your classroom.

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ISBN: 978-0-87659-482-7
Audience: Early childhood educators of ages 3–6
Trim Size: 8.5" x 11"
Page Count: 148

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