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Blair, Alissa; Haneda, Mari – Theory Into Practice, 2021
There is widespread consensus that parental involvement in their children's education contributes to the children's success at school. However, it is also recognized that non-dominant populations, particularly immigrant families, face language and cultural barriers, racism, poverty, and other obstacles to navigating school practices that many…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Family School Relationship, Parent School Relationship, Parent Participation
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Haneda, Mari; Wells, Gordon – Theory Into Practice, 2012
In this article, we put forward 4 pedagogic principles that we consider to be particularly important in helping English language learners (ELLs) to succeed in school. These principles are: creating multiple and varied opportunities for ELLs to use the target language in both speech and writing, promoting high engagement by building on students'…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Classroom Techniques, English Language Learners
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Haneda, Mari – Theory Into Practice, 2006
In order to help school-age English language learners (ELLs) develop the literacy competencies required for success at school, it is important to recognize and draw on the repertoires of literacy practices that students develop outside school. The concept of multiple literacies provides an analytic heuristic with which to consider the range of…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Family Environment, Community Influence