ERIC Number: ED532542
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
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Engaging the Families of ELLs: Ideas, Resources, and Activities
Rubin, Renee; Abrego, Michelle H.; Sutterby, John A.
Eye on Education
Learn how to involve the diverse families of English language learners with the effective, practical approaches in this book. This must-have resource for teachers and school leaders is packed with fresh ideas geared toward building a partnership between school communities and ELL families. The authors begin each chapter with realistic scenarios that commonly arise with ELL families. They offer activities designed to assess current practices, investigate family perceptions and expectations, overcome challenges, and improve communication. The strategies in this book help you engage families at school and at home in innovative and successful ways. Organized with the busy educator in mind, the book can be read straight through or section by section to best fit your specific needs. As a bonus, every chapter concludes with a wealth of useful resources on every topic! As the demographics of America's schools continue to grow and change, this book guides you to building a school community in which every family can thrive!
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Parent School Relationship, English (Second Language), English Language Learners, Parent Participation, Family School Relationship, Vignettes, Guides, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Practices, Innovation
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers; Administrators
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