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Exchange to Engage
The guide to engaging diverse communities through language exchange
by Rachel Kimbrow View author's profile page

Overview


Exchange to Engage will inspire and teach how to organize weekly language exchanges at your school or community group. With the guide, you can promote bilingualism, increase family involvement, and improve communication within your own community. 

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Description


Relationships, language skills, and opportunities for partnerships are built in this simple yet powerful model to engage diverse communities. As language skills increase, so does trust between parents, educators and community members. This easy to follow guide is written for educators, such as school administrators, teachers or bilingual program leaders who are looking to fulfill parent or family engagement requirements with a creative and effective solution. Other community organizations, such as churches or social groups could also benefit from this guide as a way to celebrate and embrace linguistic diversity among their members. 

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About the author


Rachel Kimbrow is an elementary educator, holding positions including classroom teacher, English language specialist, and parent involvement coordinator both in the US and in Paraguay. She believes supporting bilingual education will make the world a better place. After starting many language exchange groups in different schools and communities, she wrote this book to share this simple and powerful model to a larger audience with hopes readers will start a language exchange their own communities.

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Book details

Genre:EDUCATION

Subgenre:Parent Participation

Language:English

Pages:92

Paperback ISBN:9781543982732


Overview


Exchange to Engage will inspire and teach how to organize weekly language exchanges at your school or community group. With the guide, you can promote bilingualism, increase family involvement, and improve communication within your own community. 

Read more

Description


Relationships, language skills, and opportunities for partnerships are built in this simple yet powerful model to engage diverse communities. As language skills increase, so does trust between parents, educators and community members. This easy to follow guide is written for educators, such as school administrators, teachers or bilingual program leaders who are looking to fulfill parent or family engagement requirements with a creative and effective solution. Other community organizations, such as churches or social groups could also benefit from this guide as a way to celebrate and embrace linguistic diversity among their members. 

Read more

About the author


Rachel Kimbrow is an elementary educator, holding positions including classroom teacher, English language specialist, and parent involvement coordinator both in the US and in Paraguay. She believes supporting bilingual education will make the world a better place. After starting many language exchange groups in different schools and communities, she wrote this book to share this simple and powerful model to a larger audience with hopes readers will start a language exchange their own communities.

Read more

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