A TOOLKIT for Educators: Engaging Families in Diverse School Communities

A new toolkit from Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Pacific is designed to help schools and district improve their outreach to families and community members. The four-part toolkit provides activities that guide school staff in examining the role that culture plays in their interactions with students’ families and community members. The Toolkit of Resources for Engaging […]

How Considerate is Homework?

The consensus regarding the necessity and purpose of assigning homework, seems to affirm the practice. When we are mindful of the learners in the classroom, we must recall that much ‘diversity’ exists among them. The racial and cultural diversity MAY be obvious, but the there is diversity of the ‘home’ as a learning environment that […]