In the Week 3 Case Study: Families, you will meet the families of the children in Mrs. Ashland’s class and learn about how Mrs. Ashland interacts with them to create a partnership that supports children’s social-emotional, behavioral and academic development.

In the Week 3 Case Study: Families, you will meet the families of the children in Mrs. Ashland’s class and learn about how Mrs. Ashland interacts with them to create a partnership that supports children’s social-emotional, behavioral and academic development.

For this discussion, you will need to read the saying below and respond to the critical thinking prompts.  Your response needs to demonstrate college level thought, content depth and writing.

John C. Maxwell said, “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.”

What does this saying mean to you? How does the case study support this saying? Explain the importance of creating family partnerships and environments that support children’s social-emotional, behavioral and academic development. Provide an example from the case study that demonstrates each type of development.

Guided Response: In education, families are a crucial component of supportive home-school relationships.  Review your classmates posts and respond to at least two of them.  Suggest at least two ways educators can help to best meet the needs of today’s families so that they may be involved in school.   In your guided response be sure to make a connection to something they said in their initial discussion.

Carefully review the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate this