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Understanding Your Refugee and Immigrant Students

An Educational, Cultural, and Linguistic Guide

Jeffra Flaitz (author)

ISBN: 9780472030989

Publication Date: Nov 2006

Format: Paperback

Serves as a useful resource that provides useful information about the history, educational system, cultural beliefs, teacher-student relationships, and potential adjustment challenges of students from different countries.
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Nearly every community school system has faced the arrival of immigrant and refugee students, increasing the need for teachers to gain a better understanding of students' educational background and culture. "Understanding Your Refugee and Immigrant Students" is a valuable resource that provides useful information about the history, educational system, cultural beliefs, teacher-student relationships, and potential adjustment challenges of students from different countries. This resource is a result of a vast amount of research on 18 countries and includes interviews with students from these countries. The countries included are Afghanistan, Bosnia-Herzogovina, Croatia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Iran, Laos, Liberia, Peru, Somalia, Sudan, and the Ukraine.
Illustrations maps
Pages 260
Date Published 30 Nov 2006
Publisher Michigan ELT
Subject/s Education   ELT: English for academic purposes   Teaching skills & techniques   Migration, immigration & emigration   Teaching of students with English as a second language (TESOL)   Refugees & political asylum  
Jeffra Flaitz is professor of MATESOL at the University of South Florida.

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