The days of tedious PTA meetings have transformed into more energetic and productive groups. Activities for Parent Groups has various motivating activities that will empower parent involvement in their child’s education. Involving the community in childhood development plays a vital and influential role in learning centers and schools. This guide has innovative and structured exercises based on research by Gary B. Wilson to facilitate teamwork amongst parents and educators.
Educators can use this training tool to ramp up parent involvement efforts within the education system. Adults learn and coordinate together most effectively in an informal setting. Assessing the group, the trainer can formulate goals and objectives based on actual problems children face. Activities for Parent Groups shows you how to plan and implement a meeting and teach others how to understand and respect differing viewpoints. The common goal is to provide high-quality education for the child and to work together towards that.
Activities for Parent Groups is a practical guide where Wilson gives tips on decision-making, conflict resolution, leadership skills, and meeting procedures. Interactive parent meetings require assessing the situation and the group members. After holding the meeting, an evaluation works best. Wilson provides forms and suggestions in Activities for Parent Groups for the trainer to use for evaluation. Trainers who follow up and seek feedback for improvement will be more effective. Facilitating an open and engaging environment draws everyone together and is rewarding. Parent groups that are comfortable and enjoyable will be more successful in fostering change.
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