Collaborating with parents can enrich the dialogue around educational challenges and seed ideas that can lead to innovation. Yet engaging with parents to learn their values, perspectives, and experiences (Practices M1, C1, and C2) can also be challenging—for multiple reasons. This article on Understood.org identifies six common barriers that can make it difficult for parents to be active collaborators and lays out potential solutions for navigating around those barriers.
By: Amanda Morin, Understood.org
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