Egan, M. W., Jueschke, V., Loar, K., Pinnegar, S. E., & Draper, P. (2019). Family, School, and Community Partnerships. BYU Open Learning Network. https://open.byu.edu/partnerships
Employ strategies to empower parents/families to participate in their child’s education.
Assessment: 50 pts.
Due: Session 2
Teachers can engage with parents and families beyond the boundaires of sthe school to develop knowledge of students and utilize cultural and family knowledge and skils in their schools and in classroom instruction
Students have learned about issues of cultural difference, funds of knowledge, and how to use it in their classroom. They are ready to eplore family knowledge in their own practice.
Read chapter 6, La Visita, in Funds of Knowledge, pp. 119-129.
Now read chapter 8 in Funds of Knowledge, Empowering Parents of Multicultural Backgrounds, pp. 143-151.
Now make a list of questions you want to ask the family and be sure to invite someone to go with you and whether or not you need a translator. Do not let the student be the translator. Also consider several places where you could meet with the family.
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