Educating Refugee and Immigrant Students
Support your newcomer students with this online professional development course.
Basic: Educating Refugee and Immigrant Students
Free, two-hour online course
A free, all-online course for anyone working with newcomer students. This course provides background information and practical suggestions to help your entire school becoming a welcoming environment.
Appropriate for: teachers, professional staff, principals, bus drivers, after-school program leaders, etc.
Participants will receive feedback from the course facilitator. Start the course anytime.
Receive an emailed proof of completion from Refugee Center Online acknowledging that you have completed the course and quizzes.
Comprehensive course: Educating Refugee and Immigrant Students
A comprehensive professional development course to help you gain expertise in working with newcomer students. Once you finish, you can submit an official proof of completion to your own district for CEUs. This class is also available for graduate credits through Portland State University for additional fees.
Includes information on refugee cultures and resettlement, strategies for cross-cultural communication, classroom applications, and responding to effects of trauma.
Participants will reflect on and apply their learning. Instructors guide students and provide relevant and timely feedback.
Cost: $45 technology fee.Learn how to enroll
Information about this program
An online professional development course on Educating Refugee and Immigrant Students.
Take the introduction class or the comprehensive, full-length format.
Lessons focus on understanding the refugee resettlement experience and specific needs of refugee students in the U.S.
The materials found in this course will benefit all students in your classrooms.
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The content of this course helps teachers build knowledge that will support them in empathizing and forming meaningful relationships with students from diverse, particularly refugee, backgrounds. Each lesson has a clear focus on an element of the refugee experience or best instructional practices for students who have recently arrived in the U.S. Any teacher who teaches refugee students or students who have recently immigrated to the U.S. would benefit from the content and structure of this course.Public School Teacher, Oakland, California
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