Tip Sheet: Including Children’s Home Languages and Cultures
Head Start: ECLKC
This resource illustrates:
7B) Key content vocabulary in home language
This resource includes tips for teachers to ensure that the home languages and cultures of Multilingual Learners (MLs) are included in the classroom environment and experiences, even if teachers do not speak the MLs' home languages. Tips include learning key phrases in children’s home languages, inviting families into the classroom, and incorporating cultural traditions in the classroom experiences.