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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: Connecting with Parents: “But He Doesn’t Do That at Home!”
Languages: English
Spanish Version: Las relaciones con los padres de familia. “Pero mi hijo no hace eso en casa”
Polish Version: Komunikowanie się z rodzicami: “On nie zachowuje się tak w domu!”
Source of Publisher: Illinois Early Learning Project
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Family Child Care
Child Care Center
Preschool Program
Intended Audience: Teachers/Caregivers
Service Providers
Keywords: Parent Teacher Relationship
Parent/Family Involvement
School Readiness
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Infants and Toddlers (Birth To Age 3)
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Goals: 30. Develop self-management skills to achieve school and life success and develop positive relationships with others.
31. Use social-awareness and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive relationships.
32. Demonstrate decision-making skills and behaviors in personal, school, and community contexts.
Learning Standards: 30.A. Identify and manage one’s emotions and behavior.
31.A. Develop positive relationships with peers and adults.
31.B. Use communication and social skills to interact effectively with others.
32.A. Begin to consider ethical, safety, and societal factors in making decisions.
32.C. Contribute to the well-being of one’s school and community.
Benchmarks: 30.A.ECd. Begin to understand and follow rules.
30.A.ECe. Use materials with purpose, safety, and respect.
30.A.ECf. Begin to understand the consequences of his or her behavior.
31.A.ECa. Show empathy, sympathy, and caring for others.
31.B.ECc. Use socially appropriate behavior with peers and adults, such as helping, sharing, and taking turns.
32.A.ECb. Follow rules and make good choices about behavior.
Domains: Self-Regulation: Foundation of Development
Subdomain: Behavior Regulation