What Parents Need to Know about Bilingual Education – Podcast Episode 115 | Classnotes Podcast 116
Classnotes Podcast (November 26, 2012) Schools are required to provide instruction in a language that students understand. Parents serve an integral role as children’s first teachers and as they connect with the school to ensure their children are being served appropriately. Bilingual education is designed to teach English to children and give them a chance to use it while they also learn core subjects like math and science. Frances Guzmán, M.Ed., highlights what parents of children learning English need to know about this program. Frances is interviewed by Aurelio Montemayor, M.Ed.
Show length: 15:15.
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Parents As First Teachers – Creating an Enriched Home Learning Environment
Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D.
Your Child – Learning English (pdf).
Flier by the Intercultural Development Research Association and the National Association for Bilingual Education
Pláticas en Acción – Bilingual Education
Annual IDRA La Semana del Niño Parent Institute
IDRA’s Family Leadership in Education Center
This website helps families see how their school is doing and how the school should treat you (English & Spanish), see actions families can take, get resources on IDRA’s Family Leadership in Education model and learn about college preparation for all students.
National Association for Bilingual Education
Texas Association for Bilingual Education
Family Engagement in Early Childhood – IDRA’s New Semillitas de aprendizaje™ Cartitas Letters Home Series
Laurie Posner, MPA
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