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Let’s get parents
Let’s get parents
Let’s get parents
Let’s get parents
Let’s get parents
Let’s get parents
Let’s get parents
Let’s get parents
Let’s get parents
Let’s get parents
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  • 1. Let’s Get Parents On Our Side!! Here are some practical ways to have parents of ELL students involved and participating in their child’s education:
  • 2. Speak Their Language
    • Find a common language to support communication
    • Find a bilingual interpreter for conferences, back to school nights, etc.
    • Learn a few words in their language
  • 3. Translate All Materials Sent Home
    • Report cards
    • Upcoming school events
    • Homework
    • Positive behavior feedback
    • Field Trips
    • Classroom newsletter
  • 4. Parents Should Know All Staff
    • Have a list of names available of bilingual staff in the school.
    • Have a list of names available of district staff.
  • 5. Inform Parents of Curriculum
    • Information regarding:
    • Standards
    • Benchmarks
    • Materials
    • Assessment tools
  • 6. Information on Expectations
    • Inform parents of student expectations in the classroom: homework, behavior, classroom rules, etc.
    • Information on parent expectations for the school year: volunteering for field trips, helping in classroom, etc.
  • 7. Available Language Programs For Adults
    • Find various language programs for parents to be involved with: family literacy activities, parenting classes, language classes, etc.
  • 8. Back-to-School Night
    • With your back-to-school night, various languages can be represented (interpreters needed)
    • Provide food at the event
    • Answer parents’ requests for schedules, transportation, child care, etc.
  • 9. Assisting Parents to Help Us
    • Listen to concerns
    • Answer questions
    • Provide materials in native language
  • 10. Let’s Get Parents On Our Side!!
    • Benefits:
    • Students
    • Families
    • Classroom
    • School

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