Connecting Home & School

In this online assignment, you will investigate and apply research-based principles of home-school partnerships in early literacy. Teachers examine their beliefs on how parents contribute to students literacy and their own roles in engaging parents as partners in student motivation and learning. They discuss their own interactions with parents and explore ways they might build on existing practices.

Learning Objective:

At the end of this online assignment, you will better understand:

how language and culture influence home literacy
challenges and opportunities in building home-school partnerships
differences between home literacy and school literacy