ePortfolio Submission 3: Diverse Family Structures

This week, you will complete the third section of your ePortfolio, which will demonstrate your cultural competence in the area of diverse family structures. You will add a new page to your ePortfolio that you created in Week One using Google Sites. Review the “Creating an ePortfolio” job aid and the Example ePortfolio for guidance

Watch the video featuring Monarch’s Stephen Keiley (video transcript). Reflect on Mr. Keiley’s comments regarding teaching and homelessness, address the following in a two- to three-page essay:

  1. Mr. Keiley shared that if the child’s parents are struggling then the children will struggle as well. Discuss how would you address this as the classroom teacher.
  2. Describe how you would connect with the families at this school.
  3. Recommend four strategies that support a consistent, effective, and reliable learning environment

For additional suggestions and resources visit the Support Services page on the Monarch School website.


  • You paper must be two to three double-spaced pages in length and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  • Reference the course text and at least one additional, scholarly source. For information regarding APA formatting, visit the Ashford Writing Center, which is located under the Learning Resources tab in the left navigation of the online course.
  • Then add your assignment to your to your ePortfolio, and include a link in your completed assignment for submission.
  • If this assignment poses an accessibility issue, please contact your instructor directly for an alternative assignment.