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ERIC Number: ED274220
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
A Parent Involvement Model for Use with Limited English Proficient High School Students: The Vocationally Oriented Bilingual Curriculum. English-Lao.
Trinity Coll., Washington, DC.; Arlington County Public Schools, VA.
Materials for use by the parents of native Lao-speaking high school students in a vocationally-oriented bilingual secondary program include a series of home lessons, provided simultaneously in English and Lao and designed to be done with the high school student. The lessons concern back-to-school night, understanding American schools, the importance of a high school diploma, attendance rules, making a family tree, career orientation, charting the weather, participating in clubs and extracurricular activities, looking at job applications, preparing for a job interview, volunteer jobs, time management, homework, preparing for college, working with a guidance counselor, career planning, knowing the school police officer, how to look for a job in the classified ads, remembering American and native holidays, writing a resume. The materials are intended to help develop a supportive, collaborative relationship between parents and students and to supplement and reinforce the content of the school's English-as-a-second-language curriculum. (MSE)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Trinity Coll., Washington, DC.; Arlington County Public Schools, VA.
Note: Developed by the Trinity-Arlington Teacher and Parent Training for School Success Project. For related documents, see FL 016 103-107.