Tips for Newcomer Parents

Are you working with newcomer parents? Here are three resources that can be helpful. If you are looking for an easy-to-read guide for parents filled with fun activities for young children that help them become successful learners, visit the Helping Children Learn website and download one or all of the three Learning Together Every Day… Read more

Refugee Men’s Health and Well-being

Refugee Men’s Health and Well-being: Strategies for Language Instructors has been researched and designed to help EAL instructors and male students engage in topics around men’s physical, sexual and emotional health and well-being in a safe, supported way. It is intended to be used by male instructors teaching an all-male class. Organized into four sections,… Read more

Financial Literacy for English Language Learners

Here are some good examples of financial literacy teaching resources designed for use with adult English language learners. English for Financial Literacy: Volumes 1 – 3 Organized as a wiki, this comprehensive instructor’s resource from the Toronto Catholic School Board is designed to teach financial literacy concepts and skills at CLB levels 1 to 8…. Read more

Working with Immigrant and Refugee Students

Are you tutoring immigrant or refugee adults? Here are some helpful online resources: Beyond Trauma: Language Learning Strategies for New Canadians Living with Trauma – from LISTN ESL Toolkit: Tips, Hints, Links & Resources for Volunteer Tutors – particularly for introductory English and low-beginning literacy and language skills; designed for the Refugee Response Team –… Read more

Immigrant Employment Collaboration Project

MOSAIC has posted resources from the Immigrant Employment Collaboration Project that were designed for settlement and employment service providers in BC. The purpose of the resources is to improve employment outcomes for immigrants through supporting increased collaboration among service providers. The resources include three training modules and a resource kit. Free e-learning modules are available… Read more