EEC1971 Module 05 Exploration Assignment – Family Engagement




ective early childhood professionals acquire knowledge and develop their teaching strategies across several key areas of practice.

Key Area of Practice for Module 05: Family Engagement

You now have knowledge and practices related to engaging families. However, the information collected is meaningful only if you can decipher and/or use it to promote a child’s growth and development. For this assignment, you will focus on strategies to use when supporting the families that support children. This includes strategies to engage families in their child’s education.

To complete this assignment, first watch the videos below to explore this key area of practice and how it can be applied in the field of early childhood education.

Next, answer the following questions. In your written responses, be sure to use complete sentences as well as proper punctuation and grammar.

  1. Reflect on this module’s key area of practice. Share specific examples of what this looked like in the videos.
  2. Share an example of how you plan to use this key area of practice in your work with young children and families.
  3. Briefly share one “a-ha” moment or a key take-away from the videos.

Download the template containing these questions below. Be sure to rename the downloaded template with the current module number so you don’t overwrite an assignment from previous modules.

Exploration Assignment Template