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Children of immigrants (First generation)

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  • Supporting Multilingual Learners in the Early Yearsby Sandra Smidt

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 35.95

    **Shortlisted for the nasen Book that supports SEN and Disability Issues award 2008** Are children who are exposed to more than one language from birth at an advantage or a disadvantage when starting school? This book examines the practical issues involved in the education of multilingual children. more...

  • Immigration, Diversity, and Educationby Elena L. Grigorenko; Ruby Takanishi

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    This edited volume presents an overview of research and policy issues pertaining to children from birth to ten who are first- and second-generation immigrants to the US, as well as native-born children of immigrants. more...

  • Closing the Gap for Immigrant Studentsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 40.00

    OECD has conducted policy reviews of migrant education in Austria, Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden and has examined the migrant education experience in many countries. This book offers comparative data on access, participation and performance of immigrant students and their native peers and identifies a set of policy options based... more...

  • Elternarbeit bei Kindern mit Migrationshintergrund in der Grundschuleby Birgül Günesli

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 38.30

    Hauptbeschreibung Momentan wird in den Medien bezüglich der Muslime in Deutschland viel über deren Partizipation auf der einen und die Entwicklung von Parallelgesellschaften auf der anderen Seite diskutiert. Türkische Einwanderer stehen als größte nationale Gruppe im Zentrum des Diskurses. Betrachtet man allerdings die Teilnehmer der zahlreichen... more...

  • The New Kidsby Brooke Hauser

    Atria Books 2011; US$ 16.00

    Some walked across deserts and mountains to get here. Others flew in on planes. One arrived after escaping in a suitcase. And some won?t say how they got here. These are ?the new kids?: new to America and all the routines and rituals of an American high school, from lonely first days to prom. They attend the International High School at Prospect... more...

  • An American Journeyby Bhagwan Satiani

    Hamilton Books 2011; US$ 28.99

    Valuable teaching moments and life lessons are illustrated in a personal and colorful story told by a successful immigrant parent. Immigrants struggle with merging two cultures. An American Journey teaches life lessons with issues that are critical to immigrants: faith, values, family, marriage, home, education, and friends. more...

  • Immigration and the Challenge of Educationby Nathalia E. Jaramillo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 31.00

    Analyzes a community from the standpoint of immigrant mothers in South Central Los Angeles who were concerned about the education of their children and the violence in their communities. Written in Spanish and English, the text brings together the women's observations as they put into action their developing political consciousness. more...

  • Untapped Skills: Realising the Potential of Immigrant Studentsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 84.00

    This report reviews recent trends in international migration, describing the size of current foreign-born populations across countries and analysing factors associated to the size and nature of these populations, reviews a set of important differences and similarities across educational systems and gives a brief description of population sizes across... more...

  • Educating Immigrant Childrenby Charles L. Glenn; Ester J. De Jong

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 220.00

    This comparative study surveys the educational policies and practices in response to language diversity in a dozen nations, and draws from them lessons for a more effective "whole-school" approach. more...

  • Education and Immigrationby Grace Kao; Elizabeth Vaquera; Kimberly Goyette

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    Education is a crucially important social institution, closely correlated with wealth, occupational prestige, psychological well-being, and health outcomes. Moreover, for children of immigrants – who account for almost one in four school-aged children in the U.S. – it is the primary means through which they become incorporated into... more...