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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? Supporting Multilingual Learners in the Early Years examines the theoretical, ideological and practical issues involved in the education... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This edited volume presents an overview of research and policy issues pertaining to children from birth to 10 who are first- and second-generation immigrants to the U.S., as well as native-born children of immigrants. The contributors offer interdisciplinary perspectives on recent developments and research findings on children of immigrants. By accessibly... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Inner World of the Immigrant Childby Iqoa Cristina

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    This powerful book tells the story of one teacher's odyssey to understand the inner world of immigrant children, and to create a learning environment that is responsive to these students' feelings and their needs. Featuring the voices and artwork of many immigrant children, this text portrays the immigrant experience of uprooting, culture shock, and... more...

  • New Migrants in the UKby Jenny Phillimore; Lisa Goodson

    Institute of Education Press 2008; US$ 34.95

    Presents an account of asylum seekers and refugees in the UK and their education, training and employment that is based on the academic and policy literature and empirical data. This work begins with the political context to seeking asylum in the UK and explores policy and practice regarding education, training and employment of new migrants. more...