[R-0502] S7. Family and Community

Citation: The Early Childhood Technical Assistance (ECTA) Center. (2012-2017). RP Products by Type: Practice Guides for Families. Webpage. Retrieved from: http://ectacenter.org/decrp/type-pgfamily.asp [or enter ECTA Center Practice Guides for Familiesin your search window].

Abstract: This webpage provides information and links to videos that help increase parent, practitioner and leader understanding and use of the Division of Early Childhood (DEC) Recommended Practices. Resources including guides and videos are organized under the DEC topic areas Leadership, Assessment, Environment, Instruction, Interaction, and Transition.

Integration: The information and links presented at this webpage fit well with content presented in Introduction to Early Childhood Education, Child Development and Child, Family and Community.

Content Focus: Administrators; Child Development; Child, Family and Community; Early Childhood; Early Intervention; Empower; Family Assistance; Individualized Education Program (IEP); Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP); Introduction to Early Childhood Education; Parent Information; Parent Participation; Parent Resources; Parent Rights; Special Education

Notes: Introduce the DEC Recommended Practices with Embedded Examples before using this webpage so that students understand their scope and how they are organized. Once students review the guides and videos at this site, have them collaborate with at least one parent of a child with a disability to plan a professional development for parents using a practice guide and video presented at this webpage.