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Family & Community Involvement in Culturally Inclusive Education - Chapter Summary
Follow along with our expert instructors to see how families and communities can become involved in culturally inclusive education. These short and simple lessons break down basic concepts related to ELL parent communication and involvement strategies. You'll also see how teachers can involve their communities and handle culturally-related education conflicts. When you're finished, you should be able to:
- Explain how families can become involved in culturally inclusive instruction
- Apply strategies for ELL parent communication
- Promote the involvement of ELL parents with fun activities
- Involve ELL parents in school governance
- Use community involvement strategies
- Address education conflicts that are related to different cultural values
Following each lesson is a short quiz to help solidify your comprehension of important terms and concepts. The chapter concludes with a comprehensive exam, and our instructors are available to answer any questions you may have. To make your studying experience flexible and easy, the chapter is accessible on any device that has an Internet connection.
1. Involving Families in Culturally Inclusive Curriculum & Instruction
Regardless of socioeconomic status or ethnic background, family and community involvement is critical to ensure student success. This lesson goes over three key steps to building a strong foundation toward implementation.
2. Communicating with ELL Parents: Outreach & Strategies
Having trouble touching base with the parents of your ELL students? Not sure where to start? This lesson will help. We'll go over some strategies you can use to reach out to your students' parents.
3. Promoting ELL Parent Involvement: Activities & Ideas
Looking for a way to get the parents of your ELL students more involved in the classroom? This lesson will go over some parental activities and ideas that will be sure to increase parental involvement and engagement!
4. Strategies for Involving ELL Parents in School Governance
Would you like to know how to involve parents/guardians of ELL students in school governance? This lesson gives you a range of strategies that begin with initial engagement and go towards active participation of parents.
5. Strategies for Community Involvement in Education
Schools that work with community agencies are often better able to support student success. This lesson gives strategies for building relationships with community agencies and why that's beneficial.
6. Strategies for Addressing Educational Conflicts Related to Cultural Values
Currently, our nation is experiencing great turmoil and conflict regarding cultural differences. Schools can lead the way to acceptance by teaching tolerance and leading discussions about healthy conflict resolution. Read more to learn about strategies that schools can use.
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Other chapters within the CTEL 3 - Culture & Inclusion (033): Practice & Study Guide course
- Cultural Concepts & Perspectives in Education
- Factors Affecting English Learners
- Cultural Contact in the Classroom
- Cultural Diversity in California & the U.S.
- Cross-Cultural Interaction in Education
- Creating Culturally Inclusive Learning Environments
- Culturally Inclusive Curriculum & Instruction
- CTEL Culture & Inclusion Flashcards