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Refugee Students : What Every Teacher Needs to Know, Paperback / softback Book

Refugee Students : What Every Teacher Needs to Know Paperback / softback


In this small book, Flaitz, author of Understanding Your International Students and Understanding Your Refugee and Immigrant Students, provides a research- and fact-based approach to address some of the core principles surrounding refugees in today's U.S. educational system. The principles discussed are: There are many different categories of immigrants.Refugees are diverse.Refugee ESL students are different from other ESL students.Refugees are battered but not broken.Refugee students are at risk.The importance of each principle is discussed and is followed by a list of what educators can do. The text offers a compassionate yet practical guide for anyone who wants to better understand their refugee students: Where are they coming from and why have they fled their homes?

What kind of support do they receive? What assets do they bring with them? What strengths have they developed as a result of their journey?


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 96 pages, 11 figures, 6 tables
  • Publisher: The University of Michigan Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Refugees & political asylum
  • ISBN: 9780472037452


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