Homework 2.3 Learning about Funds of Knowledge

Learning from Media
Learning Outcome Pedagogical Intent Student Position

Demonstrate knowledge and use of the Utah English Language Proficiency Standards  in selection of programs,practices and strategies related to planning, implementing, and managing ESL and content instruction, including classroom, organization,teaching strategies for development and integrating language skills, and choosing and adapting classroom resources 

Assessment: 50 pts.

 Preservice teachers can identify and utilize the funds of knowled of their students in the curriculum they develop as teachers. 

Students have developed knowledge of the concept of funds of knowledge and the practices for identifying it. 


1. In order to learn about Funds of Knowledge, you will watch a video that informs you about it. This link will take you to the site of the video. Watch up to 7:19 after Ron Gallimore talks about Good Person.

2. Then follow this link that provides further information about funds of knowledge as text. 

3. Creat a definition for funds of knowledge, submit it and bring it to class next time. 

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