Useful classroom ideas that will ensure students' funds of knowledge are validated and extended.
Background knowledge is expressed through the words students know and use, so what might be be the instructional relationship between vocabulary and background knowledge.
Is there anything that teachers can do to build and and activate students' background knowledge so that relevant information is available for reading and learning.
What ways, direct and indirect, have teachers ensured that student knowledge is valued and used.
How do you determine what students' backgorund knowledge is, and what do you do to address these differences.