Including Families in the Learning Community Family Centres and the Expansion of Learning by Stewart Ranson

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Published in YorkbJoseph Rowntree Foundation .

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StatementStewart Ranson ...[et al.].
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Including families in the learning community. Including families in the learning community. This publication can be provided in alternative formats, such as large print, Braille, audiotape and on disk. Please contact: Communications Department, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, The Homestead, 40 Water End, York YO30 6WP.

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Performance Criteria Facilitate families’ diverse contributions to the learning community To encourage families from diverse backgrounds to contribute to the learning environment, childhood education and care services should always provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

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By the end of the school year, each family will have 10 new books, and 10 home reading sessions with their Teacher. When Ms. McGaha learned that many of her students’ families could not afford key learning resources and needed her staff’s help understanding how to best use such learning tools, she started her home visits program.

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In august Education Scotland will publish their ‘Review of Learning at Home’. The teachers expanded on this theme to include family history in the life maps. Then, Mettler and Collier had students learn about the history of their community through reading books, visiting local historical museums, and interviewing long-term residents.

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families gain a sense of belonging to a supportive community. Research shows that all children can beneit from participating in high-quality child care programs that work closely with family members and provide their children with environments, materials, and relationships that enrich learning and development.

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Through conversations and observations of one another, knowledge and understanding is constructed by the family and this learning is incorporated into a family narrative, a set of shared meanings among and between family members.

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