About This Chapter
School Collaboration & Community Building for ELL Teachers - Chapter Summary
This informative chapter discusses community building and school collaboration topics specifically for teachers of English language learner students. In these lessons, you'll review different methods for promoting involvement and communication. Once you complete this chapter, you should be ready to:
- Understand how to promote community involvement in schools
- Use strategies to foster community involvement in education
- Create a collaborative school community environment
- Encourage ELL parent involvement through activities and ideas
- Communicate successfully with ELL parents using different strategies
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1. Promoting Community Involvement in Schools
School districts are often at the physical center of their neighborhoods. Parents expect their schools to educate and care for their children, while offering the best of where they live, so it's a perfect marriage when the extended community is involved in the life and needs of the school.
2. 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.
3. Building a Collaborative Environment Within the School Community
In this lesson, we will discuss effective steps towards building a collaborative environment within a school community. Also, we will explore different forms of communication to aid in the collaboration process.
4. 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!
5. 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.
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Other chapters within the ILTS English as a New Language (125): Practice & Study Guide course
- Linguistics for Second Language Learners
- Language Acquisition Overview
- Learning Theory, Styles & Development
- ELL Teaching & Learning Theories
- Developing Inclusive Learning Environments
- Teaching Students with Diverse Needs
- Illinois Learning Standards
- Curriculum Development Overview for ELL Teaching
- ELL Instructional Strategies
- Student Motivation & Engagement
- Classroom & Group Management
- Classroom Communication Techniques
- Using Technology for Teaching ELL
- Types of ELL Student Assessment
- Analyzing & Interpreting ELL Student Assessment
- ELL Teachers as Student Advocates
- Professional Development & Reflective Practice
- ILTS English as a New Language Flashcards