Smartphone app lets user ‘walk a mile in a refugee’s shoes’

08/05/2017

Excerpt:  The United Nations helped launch a smartphone app Tuesday that allows users to “walk a mile in a refugee’s shoes” by simulating the daily struggles of a fictional Rohingya Muslim who was forced to flee her home.

Great for staff training!

Find it here: https://sacbee-relaymedia-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/sacbee.relaymedia.com/amp/news/business/article146553919.html

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What Effect Do Trauma and Poverty Have?

30/04/2017

Be assured, research has proven that any stress and trauma have effects on the brain. Read more in How childhood stress can knock 20 years off your life at https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/apr/29/how-bad-parenting-can-knock-20-years-off-your-life


The Truth About How Emotional Pain Affects Your Body

18/04/2017

Something to keep in mind about our learners.  Read more at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/the-truth-about-how-emotional-pain-affects-your-body_us_58e7b1eee4b05413bfe26f58?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000032


The Shifting Origins of Refugees to the USA Over Time

17/04/2017

Source:  Lachin Hatemi

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When Students Have Space to Talk About Their Cultures

28/02/2017

Make space for safe sharing.  Read more here: http://www.tolerance.org/blog/when-students-have-space-talk-about-their-cultures


Immigrant and Refugee Children: A Guide for Educators and School Support Staff

28/02/2017

What you need to know:  http://www.tolerance.org/magazine/number-55-spring-2017/feature/immigrant-and-refugee-children-guide-educators-and-school-su


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/


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