Tag Archives: Immigrant

The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High School for Immigrant Teens

“A refreshing reminder of the hurdles newcomers to this country still face and how many defy the odds to overcome them,” writes The New York Times, this inspiring work of narrative journalism recounts a year in the life at the International High School at Prospect Heights.Some walked across deserts and mountains to get here. One […]

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Educational Border Crossers: Essential Skills and Attitudes for Teaching Immigrant Students

Only when children who are linguistically and culturally different are truly valued, will educational reform measures work. Teachers who affirm immigrant students’ cultures, linguistic assets and lived experiences and who are open to learning about different ways of knowing can be the most successful with immigrant students. Qualitative inquiry methods were used to guide the […]

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Understanding Your Refugee and Immigrant Students: An Educational, Cultural, and Linguistic Guide (Michigan Teacher Resource)

Understanding Your Refugee and Immigrant Students is an excellent resource for educators who work with refugees and immigrants. This well-researched volume-including interviews with students from the profiled countries-provides a wealth of information about the specific schooling traditions, practices, circumstances, and expectations that follow these individuals to their new homes in North America and influence their […]

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