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Children of immigrants (First generation)

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Global Migration and Educationby Leah Adams; Anna Kirova

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    Global Migration and Education makes a notable contribution to understanding the issues faced by immigrant children, their parents, and educators as they interact in school settings, and to identifying the common challenges to, and successes in, educational institutions worldwide as they cope with these issues. 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...

  • Elternarbeit bei Kindern mit Migrationshintergrund in der Grundschuleby Birgül Günesli

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 38.51

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Mothers Unitedby Andrea Dyrness

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 69.00

    In urban American school systems, the children of recent immigrants and low-income parents of color disproportionately suffer from overcrowded classrooms, lack of access to educational resources, and underqualified teachers. The challenges posed by these problems demand creative solutions that must often begin with parental intervention. But how can... more...