1. Discuss the policies you think schools should adopt regarding teachers’ consumption of soft drinks and candy at school.
2. Discuss how you would respond both emotionally and pragmatically should you discover that a child in your classroom has been neglected or abused.
Interview a teacher about how she or he plans for family involvement activities. For example, does the teacher (a) use a parent advisory committee, (b) consult with other teachers, (c) survey families, (d) plan alone, or (e) use another strategy? Share the results of your interview with your peers.