Find here an article about one of my former students whom I trained and her amazing activities in her school. Also, I am very grateful for crediting me and one of my publications with inspiring her to start a new initiative with immigrant families.
It is a proud teacher moment for me! http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/counties/bourbon-county/article166319872.html
The book discussed in the article:
As a new school year begins, all educators plan to establish school/home connections. Please find some recommendations in Useful Parent Engagement Resources
Find some great idea here in Back-to-School with EL Parents at https://www.refugeeclassroom.com/single-post/2017/07/14/Back-to-School-with-EL-Parents
Do you always have to actually go out of the country to learn in-depth about other cultures? Are there ways to achieve the same objectives in your own country and community? Yes, it is possible, according to Students ‘study abroad’ with immigrant families in the US at https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-04-24/students-study-abroad-immigrant-families-us. Interesting podcast and reading!
We all know that a strong school/home connection is important for student’s success. Read more about this issue in How Parents Widen—or Shrink—Academic Gaps at http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2017/04/19/how-parents-widen–or-shrink–academic-gaps.html?cmp=eml-eb-popweek+04282017&M=57967721&U=1982644
Another piece of data from the publication states this:
Find a great excerpt here in the blow infographic: