"I went into education because I wanted to work with children, not parents." Believe it or not, in my 20 years of experience in the early childhood education field, I have heard this phrase many times. Ironically though, in the same 20 years experience that permitted me to learn the quote above, I have also learned that viewing children in the context of family actually facilitates my ability to support children's learning and development.
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Eight Things I Learned At The 2010 National Association for the Education of Young Children Conference
Read more about a Rasmussen College Early Childhood Education instructor's trip to the National Association for the Education of Young Children Conference (NAEYC).