As educators, we understand that it is important to share information with parents and families in your program. Creating strong partnerships key, and consistent and meaningful communication is an effective way to build this partnership. For this component of your course project, you will create a newsletter that shares both knowledge and ideas with parents and families.
To complete this assignment, First download the newsletter template below.
Module 04 Course Project Template
Then, follow the instructions in the template in addition to the guidelines below
1. Choose two or three of the cultural or linguistic influences that impact a child’s language and literacy acquisition in an early childhood environment and use that as the theme or focus of your newsletter.
2. Complete the elements the newsletter template, and, based on your topic, follow the guidelines below.
a. Create the main feature of the article noting particular cultural or linguistic influences on children’s language and literacy acquisition in early childhood settings. Use at least one credible source, such as NAEYC, or another outside source to support your topics. Your sources can be credible websites or articles from the Online Library.
b. Discuss how these influences could impact ELL children and their families. Share examples of meaningful activities for English Language Learners and their families.
c. Share an experience relating to this topic. The experience can be personal or the experience of someone you know.
d. Provide at least two helpful resources you can recommend.
e. Remember, you are targeting this newsletter to families of ELL children. Use a suitable tone and person to best reach this audience.