The monograph Promising Practices for Teachers to Engage Families of English Language Learners provides practical activities, communication skills, events, resources, and policies to work with families who are English language learners. This book is primarily targeted toward preservice and novice teachers who are searching for ways to connect with families from diverse cultures and varying proficiency levels in English. However, the contents contain an array of practices that are useful for teachers at all levels, parents, other educator groups, and administrators.
Acknowledgments; Engaging English Language Learner Families as Partners, Diana Hiatt-Michael; Building Meaningful Relationships: Caring and Respect, Chris Ferguson; Developing an Understanding of Families and the Community, Reyna Garcia Ramos; Reaching Out from the Classroom to the Families, Diana B. Hiatt-Michael and Linda Purrington; Making Your Classroom Parent-Friendly to Families of English Language Learners, Hsiu-Zu Ho, Kathy R. Fox, and Margarita Gonzalez; Providing Culturally Sensitive Parent Education Programs, Margarita Gonzalez, Hsiu-Zu Ho, and Kathy R. Fox; Engaging Parents as Leaders in Schools with ELLS, Judith Munter, Josefina Tinajero, and Antonio del Campo; About the Contributors.
Series: Family, School, Community, Partnership
Number Of Pages: 148
Published: 26th June 2007
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6
Weight (kg): 0.22