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Home & School Partnerships Part V

Engagement Details

Summary

In this engagement, participants will develop a better understanding of ways to create a rich home environment consistent with 21st Century learning.

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize the role of play as an essential component of your child’s cognitive and social development
  2. Identify and implement ways to support your child’s literacy and numeracy development

About the Authors

Jamie Bricker

Jamie Bricker

Jamie Bricker is a retired elementary school educator from just outside Toronto, Ontario. His thirty year career encompassed teaching all grades from 1 to 8, as well as over a decade in school administration.

Carol Bricker

Carol Bricker

Carol Bricker is also a retired elementary school educator. During her thirty year career, she assumed various of roles in Special Education: Classroom Teacher, Special Education Resource Teacher and Special Education Facilitator.

As both parents and educators, Jamie and Carol have seen the tremendous impact committed parent engagement has on a child’s enjoyment of school and his/her academic success. In addition to their work for Teacher/Coach, Jamie and Carol co-host a twice monthly podcast about Parent Engagement on VoicEd Radio.

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  • Key Points
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  • Web Resource