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E-learning: Social & Emotional Learning and Trauma-Informed Approaches in Refugee Education

Author(s): Carey Institute
Date: December 1, 2018
Topic(s): Adult Education, Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing
The objective for this module is that the educator demonstrates proficiency in using social and emotional learning and trauma-informed approaches in their classrooms to support refugee student well-being and learning.  This module offers a micro-credential. Micro-credentials (and the accompanying digital badges) are a digital form of certification indicating demonstrated competency/mastery in a specific skill or …

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E-learning: Scaffolding Learning to Support Refugee Students

Author(s): Carey Institute
Date: December 1, 2018
Topic(s): Adult Education, Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
The objective for this module is that the educator demonstrates proficiency in utilizing appropriate scaffolding strategies to make learning accessible and meaningful for students of refugee backgrounds.  This module offers a micro-credential. Micro-credentials (and the accompanying digital badges) are a digital form of certification indicating demonstrated competency/mastery in a specific skill or set of skills. …

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E-learning: Differentiating Instruction to Support Refugee Students

Author(s): Carey Institute
Date: December 1, 2018
Topic(s): Adult Education, Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
The objective for this module is that the educator demonstrates proficiency in utilizing appropriate differentiation strategies to make learning accessible and meaningful for students of refugee backgrounds.  This module offers a micro-credential. Micro-credentials (and the accompanying digital badges) are a digital form of certification indicating demonstrated competency/mastery in a specific skill or set of skills. …

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E-learning: Cultural Proficiency and Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy in Refugee Education

Author(s): Carey Institute
Date: December 1, 2018
Topic(s): Adult Education, Child, Youth, and Family Services, Cultural Awareness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
The objective for this module is that the educator demonstrates competency in knowing their students deeply and working effectively with diverse refugee students and their families through use of culturally sustaining practices.  This module offers a micro-credential. Micro-credentials (and the accompanying digital badges) are a digital form of certification indicating demonstrated competency/mastery in a specific …

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Archived Webinar: What Now? Post-High School, College & Career Readiness for Refugee Youth

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: September 11, 2018
Topic(s): Adult Education, Child, Youth, and Family Services, Employment
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Higher Education
Watch this webinar to gain insight into ways to prepare refugee students for higher education and careers, including involving refugee parents in decision making. Presenters also shared promising practices among programs serving refugee youth transitioning to adulthood.

Poster: Creating a Positive Learning Environment

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: August 23, 2018
Topic(s): Adult Education
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
This poster lists four principles you can apply to create a positive learning environment that engages learners and improves retention of information taught. These four principles are setting clear expectations, establishing trust, promoting participation, and empowering learners. 

Poster: Cognitive Load and Memory

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: July 9, 2018
Topic(s): Adult Education
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
Cognitive load is the amount of information that working or short-term memory can hold at anytime. This poster illustrates how memory works, helping avoid cognitive overload, enhance cultural orientation (CO), and promote knowledge retention. It is relevant in various educational settings.

Poster: Six Principles of Adult Learning

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: June 28, 2018
Topic(s): Adult Education
This poster lists the six principles of adult learning which are: adults are internally motivated and self-directed, adults bring life experiences and knowledge to learning, adults are goal-oriented, adults are relevancy-oriented, adults are practical, and adult learners like to be respected. It is relevant in a variety of educational settings.

Poster: Student-Centered Learning

Author(s): Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE)
Date: June 28, 2018
Topic(s): Adult Education
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
Student-centered learning is an educational method that shifts the focus of instruction from the teacher to the student. This poster describes its key qualities and strategies. It is relevant in a variety of educational settings.

Guide: A Handbook for Teaching English to Afghan Women Refugees

Author(s): University of San Francisco
Date: May 18, 2018
Topic(s): Adult Education
This handbook, authored by Deborah de Lambery, seeks to train volunteer mentors who work with Afghan women refugees. The handbook provides an overview of the historical and cultural background of Afghanistan so that the volunteers know more about the women with whom they are working. It also provides information about the incidence and impact of …

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