ERIC Number: ED285400
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Parental Involvement (Los Padres Participan). Encouraging Parent Involvement through ESL, Bilingual Parent-Teacher Workshops, Computer Literacy Classes, and the Bilingual Adult Evening School Program. Bilingual Demonstration Project Title VII. Community School District 3.
Henderson, Paulette; And Others
The manual contains materials developed for Spanish-speaking parents in New York City's Community School District 3 that may be useful for other bilingual parent populations in need of English language learning. The materials include a message to parents, in both English and Spanish, about the goals of parent involvement and bilingual education, and articles on: encouraging parent involvement through relevant dialogs in English-as-a-second-language (ESL) classes (sample dialogs are provided); encouraging parent involvement through reading and discussing articles on parenting; parent-teacher workshop agendas to promote cooperation; materials on the culture and customs of the United States, to be used in parent programs; and computer literacy teaching materials. (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Computer Literacy, Demonstration Programs, Dialogs (Language), Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Instructional Materials, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Second Language Instruction, Spanish Speaking, Urban Schools, Workshops
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Bilingual Education.
Note: For related document, see FL 016 848.