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Archived Webinar: Lessons from the Field: Supporting the Social Emotional Learning Needs of Afghan and Other Newcomer Students

Author(s): U.S. Department of Education (ED)
Date: March 16, 2022
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Safe and Supportive Schools and the Office of English Language Acquisition, the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE), together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hosted this webinar on strategies to assist Afghan and other newcomer students to …

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Archived Webinar: Keeping the Promise: Higher Education and Afghan Newcomers

Author(s): U.S. Department of Education (ED)
Date: March 4, 2022
Topic(s): Adult Education, Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Higher Education
This webinar explored how higher education partners can extend their services to Afghan evacuees and refugees more broadly and support their successful transition into our country and respective communities; how institutions and systems are rising to the occasion and providing an array of supports and opportunities to Afghan evacuees, such as school supplies for children, …

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Archived Webinar: Keeping the Promise: Education and Afghan Newcomers

Author(s): U.S. Department of Education (ED)
Date: January 24, 2022
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) presented this webinar about ORR’s process for placing and supporting Afghan refugees in the context of the U.S. educational system. The webinar also featured representatives from the Office …

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Toolkit: Welcoming, Registering, and Supporting Newcomer Students: A Toolkit for Educators of Immigrant and Refugee Students in Secondary Schools

Author(s): U.S. Department of Education (ED)
Date: February 16, 2021
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
This resource is intended to help educators identify and use research-based policies, practices, and procedures for welcoming and registering newcomer immigrant and refugee students who are attending secondary schools in the United States and for supporting them once they are in school.
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Tool or Template: Supporting Young English Learners at Home: Family and Caregiver Activities

Author(s): U.S. Department of Education (ED)
Date: September 1, 2020
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
These family and caregiver activities (FCAs) are designed to provide simple, fun activities families and caregivers can use with young English learner (ELL) or dual language learner (DLL) children at home to strengthen language development in either the home language or English. Activities include: Questions about Stories – Strengthen language by asking and answering questions …

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Toolkit: Newcomer Toolkit for Educators

Author(s): U.S. Department of Education (ED)
Date: January 7, 2015
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
The Newcomer Toolkit it is designed to help U.S. educators; elementary and secondary teachers, principals, and other school staff who work directly with immigrant students—including asylees and refugees—and their families. The Newcomer Toolkit has five chapters and contains an overview, sample tools, and resources: Who are our Newcomers?  Welcoming Newcomers to a Safe and Thriving …

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