Becoming an ESL, Bilingual/Bicultural teacher one day at a time. This site is for future teachers and teachers of English Language Learners/ CLD. You will find resources in English and in Spanish that can serve as a guide in your journey.
This is a 2002 document from the Education Development Center Inc./ Center for Children & Families got prepare EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS on to reach Latino families.
Some of the topics in this document are:
–Familia/Family: Teachers making a partnership with parents and the community surrounding the child.
–Pertenencia/Belonging: Creating a sense of family for the child.
–Educación/Education: Learning together and solving problems collectively.
–Compromiso/Commitment: Teachers commitment to the continuous support of child.
Taken from: Learning and Teaching is a Division of Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC), an international nonprofit organization that designs, implements, and evaluates programs to improve education, health, and economic opportunity worldwide. Division of Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
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