Partnering with Families: Best Practices for Working with Families who have Infants

What are the best practices for working with families who have infants from the reading in this module?  Identify your source (reading or video) as you develop the list.

Your reading may have described families of older children; how can you apply the information to families who have infants?


Module 13 Partnering with Families Activity #1: Reflecting on Partnerships

Reflect upon and answer the following questions:

  1. What is a partnership?
  2. What does it mean to work in partnership with another person(s)?
  3. As an infant teacher, do you want to partner with the families of the babies you work with — even though  it will take more work? Why?
  4. As the parent of a baby, do you want your child’s infant teacher to partner with you? Why?