Provide support and advocacy.
Employ strategies to empower parents/families to participate in their child’s education.
Assessment: 25 pts.
TA: 25 Minutes
Teachers can build stronger relationships with the families they work with when they come from a position of empowering parents rather than thinking from a deficit stance.
Students have studied the National PTA Standards and are ready to look at deficit theory. They will notice the difference in thinking between deficit theory and better actions that enable parents to take a strong role in supporting their children’s education.
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