Strategies for Teaching Adult Refugees in the ELL Classroom

Strategies for Teaching Adult Refugees in the ELL Classroom

Strategies for Teaching Adult Refugees in the ELL Classroom

Date posted: September 21, 2017

“Refugees can have different needs in the classroom than other learners. They frequently have very urgent settlement needs; they may or may not have literacy needs due to interrupted education; and they have often experienced trauma.”

Strategies for Teaching Adults Refugees in the ELL Classroom is a recent guide from Bow Valley College’s ELL Training Network. In addition to describing the needs of refugee learners, it presents tips for creating a safe and welcoming classroom environment and outlines a variety of teaching strategies that are effective.

For more ideas about trauma-informed teaching of adult refugees, look at:

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