Step 1:Dilemma

In Step 1 you will hear and read about two perspectives on a practice dilemma. The dilemma is about a teacher sharing a concern with a father of a preschool age child.

Meet China. She is a teacher in an NAEYC accredited program that serves children birth through five years of age. China’s program is a large full-day community child care center. She has become concerned about Aaron, a four-year-old boy in her classroom.

Video 4.1: The teacher’s viewpoint

China, a teacher in a large, full-day child care center shares a dilemma about how to express her concerns about little Aaron, a 4-year-old boy in her class, with his father Aaron. (running time: 2 min. 12 sec.)

Video 4.2: The family’s viewpoint

Aaron, the father of little Aaron, a 4-year-old boy in a preschool classroom, shares his story and goals for his family’s future. (running time: 1 min. 37 sec.)