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Working with Diverse Students and Families

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by wbock72
Last updated 1 year ago

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Backgrounds

*Learn about the families and their cultural values*Make the families feel welcomed and a valuable part of their children's education*Reach out and listen to families*Respond to the families with respect and sensitivity *Work through any language barriers by using an interpreter

*General education teachers*Bilingual teachers*School social workers*School counselors*School psychologists*Interpreters for ELLs*Social services agencies

Working with Diverse Students and Families

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse

*Initiate interactions and build close relationships with students*Create classrooms that value and acknowledge all cultures*Teach in a manner that is responsive to students' cultures*Understand ELLs level of language proficiency*Make school an important place in the lives of diverse students

Diverse Students

*Maintain positive contact with parents and caregivers*Involve the families in their children's learning and education*Assist families in connecting with community resources *Recognize that you can't completely understand their situation unless you've been in it*Be supportive and encouraging

*Collaboration is about forming a mindset that is based on "want to" rather than "ought to"*Problem solving capabilities increase by utilizing the skills and resources of all team members

Teamwork and Leadership

Socioeconomics

Linguistics

Cultures

The Sky's

theLimit

for All

Socioeconomics and Diverse Backgrounds

Collaboration with Team Members

**************Classrooms that combine structure and flexibility and provide multiple options for learning are classrooms that embrace diversity, rather than treat it as a deficiency.

We must create classrooms that respect diversity and foster learning--regardless of students' unique needs, backgrounds, and experiences.

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