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Posted on October 8, 2020 8:31 pm
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utyDaW
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Communicating with parents who have limited english proficiency
Hello there,


I will be starting my internships in a few months, and I am curious as to how I should communicate with my students' parents who have limited english proficiency. Also, how often should I communicate with them?
 
     
     
 
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Posted October 8, 2020 11:57 pm

beTape
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I would get into contact with the ESE teacher and/or translator to share your questions and concerns with them in hopes of receiving assistance, resources, etc. I would then consider meeting with the parents, either at their home or at school, where you can discuss preferred means of communication, as well as learn if there are any questions and/or concerns on their part. There are also great programs on your phone and computer that can assist with translating.
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Posted October 15, 2020 5:12 pm

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I think you should use your school/programs ELL services to your advantages. Be aware of what they offer. Translations may be available!
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