Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language Learners

Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language Learners

by David Campos, Rocio Delgado, Mary Esther Huerta
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1416612726

ISBN-13: 9781416612728

Pub. Date: 07/19/2011

Publisher: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development


The more families of Latino ELLs learn about the curriculum, policies, and procedures of their children's schools, the more comfortable they will be collaborating with teachers. The more families of Latino ELLs learn about the curriculum, policies, and procedures of their children's schools, the more comfortable they will be collaborating with teachers. Likewise,

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The more families of Latino ELLs learn about the curriculum, policies, and procedures of their children's schools, the more comfortable they will be collaborating with teachers. The more families of Latino ELLs learn about the curriculum, policies, and procedures of their children's schools, the more comfortable they will be collaborating with teachers. Likewise, the more educators learn about their students' backgrounds, the better able they will be to help them in the classroom. This complete resource will enable educators to work diligently and harmoniously with students' families in the service of what really matters: the academic success of Latino students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416612728
Publisher:
Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Publication date:
07/19/2011
Pages:
222
Sales rank:
1,269,750
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction: Why Reaching Out Matters
Chapter 1: A Critical Reflection: Exploring Self and Culture
Chapter 2: Engaging Latino Parents Through an Ethic of Care
Chapter 3: Partnering with Latino Families: An Asset-Based Approach
Chapter 4: Using Multiple Sources to Gather Information
Chapter 5: Using Cultural Knowledge for Asset-Based Instruction
Chapter 6: Involving Latino Families in Homework
Chapter 7: Identifying Community Assets
Chapter 8: Designing Campuswide Plans for Parental Engagement
Afterword
Appendix A:
Reproducibles
Appendix B: Websites Devoted to Latino Culture
Appendix C: Books on Latino Culture
Appendix D: Children's Books for Latino Students
Appendix E: Examples of Homework Policies
References and Resources
Index
About the Authors

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