The Importance Of Parent Group Education

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The use of assessment and why we do it. The information we get from assessment is extremely valuable. It 's not just a score but also quantitative data on how much of the material tested has been mastered by the student (Ronan, 2015). Information from these assessments are used to help educators guide and determine the path of instructional approaches they see as best for their students given what they already know about a topic and what blank spots need to be filled in. This helps teachers to plan a more personalized approach. Those assessments used for this type of guide for teacher uses are the student and teacher checklists, observations in anecdotal records, oral read and oral fluency testing, portfolio assessment, assignment rubrics, …show more content…
"Parent group education recognizes the importance of the parents own activity in structuring the learning experiences through influence. The Family Development Project is concerned with making the experience of becoming a family an opportunity for development for the whole family" (Wandersman & Wandersman, 1977). An idea and strategy that really never took root until the 21st Century where every family is a system made up of interacting parts that are always moving and going off in different directions yet each person 's behavior depends on the partner 's previous behavior (Santrock, 2014). The influence that children and parents exchange goes beyond games such as peek-a-boo, surprise, and I see you! and helps the families time together be as much of a quality time as possible. So many parents are either single or both are working and the child is at the daycare or caregivers home. With so many people in and out of a young child 's life it becomes super important for the parents to have happy meaningful memorable relationships with their children while in the beginning years of life (Child Trends.2013). Some parents aren 't able to do as much as others due to a myriad of reasons, however some find ways to buy that kite in winter on sale when affordable for family kite flying enjoyment in the early spring. Some parents are great at helping the teacher organize a party or run off worksheets on the copy machine. These children will be …show more content…
The computer has given psychologists an analogy that they can use to compare human mental processing. The use of the computer as a tool for thinking how the human mind handles information is known as the "computer analogy" (Neisser,U. 1967). The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated its finding about screen-time for babies and kids and the organization recommends in a preliminary announcement last fall that is was planning to release a full update mid-year 2016. The data will translate how screens impact childrens health and wellness into recommendations that parents and policy makers can use (Wach, 2015). Before these new updates, the Academy 's most recent guidelines came out in 2013 with a variety of recommendations such as limiting screen time to two hours per day for primary age children and those under that age the guideline was to avoid electronic media altogether. Researchers have focused on social science, education, medicine, neuroscience and the media. The offer parents more advice such as being involved in their children 's screen time and setting limits. However parents need to weigh these limits if certain conditions apply in their world such as video-chatting with grandparents or other adult relatives long distance. This is healthier than an extra hour of cartoons or slap stick comedy and should not take the place of screen-free play that they might get on a daily basis. Children also

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