Our classrooms are filled with students who come from diverse backgrounds. When we get to know our students and their families, we strengthen the home-school connection, which research has reported leads to increased student achievement. Using information gained the textbook readings and the required article, Can Preschool Children be Taught a Second Language?, explain strategies that effectively support students who are learning a second language. You can use the textbook andthe recommended article, Responding to Linguistic and Cultural Diversity, to support your discussion.
Your 200-250 word post should be formatted to include the following in order:
- Three ways to support children learning a second language in the classroom
- Two ways to support the families of children learning a second language
- One example of a resource you can use to help plan for children learning a second language, with a summary and justification of your choice
- One question you still have about learning a second language