ECEL 518

ECEL 518: Families, Communities, and Schools: Diversity, Culture and Democracy
3.0 SH

Provides students with an understanding of how social and cultural influences shape children's development and learning. The relationships among teacher, parent, child, and community as they affect learning will be explored. Methods for developing school/family partnerships will be discussed. Students will learn to take into account issues of child diversity and culturally responsive teaching as they create learning experiences. 3 hours lecture.