trauma

Trauma-informed EAL

Here’s another reminder of a great resource! Are you working with refugee women who have experienced trauma?  Here’s a resource for you. The Pacific Immigrant Resources Society (PIRS) has published Trauma-Informed EAL: PIRS Teacher’s Guide to Trauma-Informed English as an Additional Language. Here’s what the curriculum designer, Diana Jefferies, has to say about the approach:… Read more

Strategies for Teaching Adult Refugees in the ELL Classroom

“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… Read more

Beyond Trauma

Are you working with adult EAL students who have experienced trauma? Beyond Trauma: Language Learning Strategies for New Canadians Living with Trauma is a new resource from LISTN that is designed to help you. Beyond Trauma: Language Learning Strategies for New Canadians Living with Trauma provides approaches, strategies, and language goals for the English as… Read more