5th-grade EL teacher and it’s the middle of the school year
Imagine you’re a 5th-grade EL teacher and it’s the middle of the school year. You just received a new student in your class—a refugee student from Guatemala whose family is seeking asylum.
Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
What might you assume about this student and their home life situation?
What basic facts should you find out about this student? How would this information help you teach the student better?
How would you reach out to the student’s family, knowing that they don’t speak English?
What other steps might you take to become culturally responsive to this situation?
Review the College’s Conceptual Framework.
How does this topic link to the College’s Conceptual Framework and the framework’s philosophical relationship to effective teacher preparation?
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