Empowering Family-Teacher Partnerships: Building Connections Within Diverse Communities prepares students to work collaboratively with families and community professionals in support of children’s early and middle childhood education and development. Students are invited to develop a personal philosophy of family involvement to guide their work with families and to join a community of learners in relying upon their collective insights and problem-solving skills to address family involvement challenges.
Chapter 3: Benefits of Family Involvement for Children
Benefits of Family Involvement for Children
Why does family involvement matter? This question has taken on greater importance over the past few decades as more attention has been devoted to involving families in their children's education. In this chapter we review the benefits of family involvement for children.