Tag Archive for: immigrant

After-school program teaches immigrant children and parents

By Stell Simonton, Youth Today Two hours after the school day ended, three parents sat in the nearly empty cafeteria at Norton Park Elementary School in a suburb north of Atlanta. They looked toward a screen several sentences were projected on. “Is this a good command or a bad command?” asked Allison Garefino, part-time assistant professor […]

For Teachers (and mentors) to Succeed, More Effort Is Needed to Help Those Learning English

Carola Suárez-Orozco, a professor of education at the University of California at Los Angeles, is co-author of “Children of Immigration,” and co-editor of “Transitions: The Development of Children of Immigrant.” From the New York Times English learners are 9.3 percent of all K-12 students in the United States. And in states with substantial immigrant populations […]

New Evidence Review on Mentoring Immigrant and Refugee Youth

Written by Michael Garringer As part of our ongoing series of reviews on the evidence for specific mentoring models or mentoring various youth populations, the National Mentoring Resource Center is happy to announce the release of Mentoring for First-Generation Immigrant and Refugee Youth authored by Dr. Ashmeet Oberoi of the University of Miami. This review […]