This course builds on the initial work the, candidate did in ESOL 540. The focus is on, understanding the student within the context of, his/her environment. Candidates develop strategies, for working with significant persons in a child's, environment to encourage success. Candidates, examine barriers to family involvement and learn, strategies to encourage the development of, positive working relationships between home and, school. Candidates explore topics related to, language, culture, and immigration. Candidates, reflect on their own culturally responsive, teaching practices.