For Teachers and Students: MENTAL HEALTH TOOLKIT Reading, Videos, Infographics

21/10/2017

Be mindful of your own, your students, and their families’ mental health issues in the current political climate. Find more at http://weareheretostay.org/resources/mental-health-emergency-toolkit/

Excerpt (incl. infographic) ABOUT THE TOOLKIT
The UndocuHealth Project Emergency Toolkit was designed to alleviate not only the stress and anxiety of folks across the nation and keep ours families secure, but also to give the reader tools that will allow them to conduct safe zone events and incorporate stress reducing activities within their community work and daily lives.

Excerpt of several infographics and videos:

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Free Downloadable Resource. Trauma In Refugee And Immigrant Students: A Resource For Educators

15/10/2017

One of the more useful capstone projects, thanks for sharing it!  Trauma In Refugee And Immigrant Students- A Website Resource For


School Advocacy: If Your Teacher Looks Like You, You May Do Better In School

13/10/2017

What can we do if we do NOT look like our learners?  At least we can create a culturally inclusive environment for all!  Read more reasons here:  http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2017/09/29/552929074/if-your-teacher-looks-likes-you-you-may-do-better-in-school?utm_campaign=storyshare&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social


How to Handle Homesick Students

11/10/2017

Many of the ELs exhibit effects of homesickness.  Find more info here at http://www.edudemic.com/handle-homesick-students/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Issue%3A+2016-09-19+K12+Education+Dive+Newsletter+%5Bissue%3A7302%5D&utm_term=Education+Dive%3A+K12


Building Strong RElationships to Your School Families

08/10/2017

A thorough review and recommendations can be found here: in Sync with Families at http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/sept17/vol75/num01/Supporting-Families-in-a-Time-of-Fear.aspx


Video: Microaggression

04/10/2017

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8 TIPS TO PROTECT ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS FROM BULLYING IN YOUR CLASSROOM AND SCHOOL

03/10/2017

Do you observe open bullying, microaggressions, or a cool climate at school towards your ELs?  Such behaviors are not acceptable and must be addressed.  Read more about it in 8 TIPS TO PROTECT ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS FROM BULLYING IN YOUR CLASSROOM AND SCHOOL at http://blog.languagelizard.com/2011/09/19/protecting-ells-against-bullying/


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