A daily log is a diary highlighting a summary of a child’s daily events. Its major purpose is to record vital information in respect to the child’s welfare. Additionally, the log provides parents and caregivers with some information about the day’s activities. This paper will analyze if Caregivers and families find a Daily Log helpful while at the same time enhancing communication between the center and the family. Subsequently, the paper will reflect on the significance of information between schools, caregivers and families in addition to appraising the benefits of various types of communication for families.
Healthy communication can often be created by different influences coupled with skills, personal goals, cultural orientations, thoughtfulness of people’s opinions and circumstantial factors. Communication skills in an early childhood setting include communicating with families and linking them in the decision-making process and dealing with children. Communicating effectively in this setting is more than just putting thoughts or opinions into words. El Nokali, Bachman, & Votruba‐Drzal, (2010) argued that understanding varying opinions of other people is a crucial aspect of communication. As such, schools should comprehend the opinions of the children’s families in order to enhance communication. Kim et al., (2012) defined a healthy caregiver/ school and family communication as the way one seeks information and shares the information in the process. Diversity in childcare setting has become a major concern since the introduction of the affirmative action on 1960. Diversity in the childcare center has forced many schools to adapt to the ever changing environment. As childcare providers, it is necessary and imperative that they (caregivers) become aware of the ever changing environment and, therefore, equip themselves with the skills needed by the current child care system. Families and teachers are solely responsible in ...Show more