Categories in philosophy often seem too rigid or too simpleminded to classify the complexity of our views, but perhaps the following checklist will help you understand your own position in….
Compare what the person said with ideas from the chapter about encouraging family members to be classroom volunteers.
Encouraging classroom volunteers.
a. Observe a classroom where one or more family members volunteer. Note what the teacher is doing to help the volunteer(s) feel welcome, get involved, and comfortably leave. Compare or contrast your observations with ideas from the chapter about encouraging parents to volunteer.
b. Interview a family member who has volunteered in a classroom. What went into the member’s decision to volunteer in the classroom? How long did the volunteering continue? What part did the teacher play in the decision of the family member to volunteer? Compare what the person said with ideas from the chapter about encouraging family members to be classroom volunteers.