4914900166370News Journal about Teacher and Family Relations 00 News Journal about Teacher and Family Relations 35153609944100013271517526000 2476501496059Professional family relationshipBuilding Positive Professional-Family Relations Positive Professional-family relations benefit all the stakeholders in schools. This is because the extent in which teachers try to relate well with the families through regular home visits determines the quality of the parents' involvement in the education of their children in schools. Social workers know how to talk good things about the performance of a child so as not to irritate the families through adverse comments. There is a need to recognize the families' involvement in the academic performance of their sons and daughters. Building positive relations between professionals and families contributes to the betterment of a child's education since both parties will be involved in helping and supporting their children. Furthermore positive relationships with the parents will make them feel confident about their valued involvement cultural values as well as experiences with education. These parents believe that teachers work with their children and take them as the first contact that they have with education outside their own scope of experiences. In a way building positive relations with these parents through responsive cultural strategies helps in creating cooperation. If the interaction between such parents and the education program is positive then there are high chances that they would develop positive perceptions of education. As a result this will translate to having more positive attitudes regarding the systems of education later in life. Building positive Professional-family relations requires an educator and a social worker to know themselves since each person has a different background. The strategy will involve recognizing what attitudes were acquired from personal experience. Bias from the teacher's part can influence the interactions of parents who have varied opinioned due to their culture. 3854450101028500365506086804500920754178300092075274320005716905-32067500 [...]
You are a beginning teacher in the preschool classroom at the local Elementary School. The principal assigned you to work with the Social Worker to focus on building positive relations between professionals and the families. Develop a news journal to support this endeavor. Discuss key components of family-professional collaboration and strategies to ensure successful implementation of each component: (a) cultural responsiveness, (b) effective communication, (c) conferences and meetings, (d) home visits, (e) ongoing support and information exchange. Provide ideas and activities to support each component.