Illinois Early Learning Project

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Title: Teachers and Families of Dual Language Learners (DLLs): Partners from the Start
Languages: English
Spanish Version: Maestros y familias de niņos que aprenden dos idiomas. Socios desde el principio
Source of Publisher: Illinois Early Learning Project
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Preschool Program
Intended Audience: Teachers/Caregivers
Keywords: Diversity
Dual Language Learners
Parent Teacher Relationship
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Goals: 28. Use the home language to communicate within and beyond the classroom.
29. Use the home language to make connections and reinforce knowledge and skills across academic and social areas.
Learning Standards: 28.A. Use the home language at age-appropriate levels for a variety of social and academic purposes.
29.A. Use the home language to attain benchmarks across all the learning areas and to build upon and develop transferable language and literacy skills.
Benchmarks: 28.A.ECb. Use home language in family, community, and early childhood settings.
29.A.ECc. Exhibit foundational literacy skills in home language to foster transfer to English.