Sociology

Linguistic Funds of Knowledge: Building on Bilingual Students' Home Language Resources

-Understand the meaning of counterculture, as well as the historical origins, context, and significance of the 1960s counterculture.
-Identify the express motivations of some of its major figures.
-Brainstorm ways to introduce these controversial concepts to high school students (AP, dual enrollment, IB).

Navigating the school environment can be challenging for any parent, but particularly for parents from a different cultural background. In this session, you will gain the tools and strategies to make your classroom welcoming for all parents regardless of language or culture.

Topics will include: social customs, culture shock, translation approaches, partnering with your educational assistant, and providing an orientation for parents.

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