Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness: Supplementary Materials

Welcome to our supplementary materials section. This section highlights a variety of resources on cultural and linguistic responsiveness to  Dual Language Learners (DLLs) and their families. Head Start staff may find this information helpful. 

 

While we do not endorse any of these resources, we value their information. These websites are constantly changing and adding new information to support teachers and parents of all children, including DLLs. Check back often to find new resources.

Articles

Young Children Journal: March 2009. National Association for the Education of Young Children. "The Challenge of Working with Dual Language Learners."

Young Children Journal: March 2009. National Association for the Education of Young Children. "Meeting the Home Language Mandate: Practical Strategies for All Classrooms."

Reports

Center for Law and Social Policy. "Supporting a Diverse and Culturally Competent Workforce: Charting Progress for Babies in Child Care Research-Based Rationale." [PDF, 907.28 KB].

Urban Institute. "Children of Immigrants: National and State Characteristics."

Website Resources

The Miller Early Childhood Initiative of a World of Difference Institute.  

Office of Head Start (OHS). "Financial Access for Latino Immigrants."

Moore, Susan M. & Clara Perez-Mendez. "Selected Resources for Preparing Personnel to Provide Culturally Competent Services: What Do Educators Need to Know about 2nd Language Acquisition and Other Implications for Practice?" [PDF, 36.15 KB].

Be sure to visit the Management and Administration section for more information.

Cultural & Linguistic Responsiveness: Supplementary Materials. HHS/ACF/OHS. 2009. English.

Last Reviewed: May 2011

Last Updated: November 13, 2014