Many students come to school speaking another language. Sometimes, this is viewed as a barrier between the student and their English education. When educators view a second language as an asset, the entire school can benefit.
This source describes 4 sections where educators can focus on using best practices for ELL students: Instruction, Classroom Culture, Family and Community Engagement, and Policy Check Up.
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Although this article is centered on teaching about African-American culture, I think it is applicable when teaching about any culture!
I see this so much in my classroom! Very interesting article.
Many children have so much stacked against them. Their reading skills and thus their access to education are often limited in their home lives. Read Low-income children missing out on language learning both at home and at school at https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170414105818.htm
Video on culturally responsive teaching from Teaching Tolerance