TESOL: Misconceptions About Immigrants and Refugees in the United States

15/02/2017

Great and timely reading published by Judie Haynes at http://blog.tesol.org/misconceptions-about-immigrants-and-refugees-in-the-united-states/


Know Your Students’ Trauma Events

13/02/2017

It does matter what and when it occurred.  Read more here in “Your brain is particularly vulnerable to trauma at two distinct ages” at https://qz.com/470751/your-brain-is-particularly-vulnerable-to-trauma-at-two-distinct-ages/?utm_source=atlfb


How You Can Support Refugees

31/01/2017

Find concrete ideas here at https://kyrm.org/how-you-can-support-refugees/


They were refugees. Now they’re introducing others to life in Lexington

23/01/2017

Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/counties/fayette-county/article128118674.html#storylink=cpy

Refugees giving back to their community


In Which US States Can Refugees be Found and How Many?

09/01/2017

refugee

source:  Kentucky Refugee Ministries Lexington


How Art Can Help Children Overcome Trauma

22/12/2016

Trauma has a huge impact on academic and emotional development.  Schools should be proactive in dealing with it.  Here is one avenue:  http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2016/12/14/how-art-can-help-children-overcome-trauma.html?cmp=eml-enl-eu-news2http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2016/12/14/how-art-can-help-children-overcome-trauma.html?cmp=eml-enl-eu-news2


10 Things About Childhood Trauma Every Teacher Needs to Know

07/12/2016

Important to consider:  http://www.weareteachers.com/10-things-about-childhood-trauma-every-teacher-needs-to-know/


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