Refugee student assets: Additional resources
What’s it like to be the new kid and a refugee?
2016 article from yes! magazine on increase of refugees in small town and suburban schools.
4 Ways Immigrant Cultural Wisdom Is Inspiring America
This Huffington Post article by Rohit Kumar talks about positive social and cultural impacts immigrants have, beyond the commonly discussed economic contributions.
The Superior Social Skills of Bilinguals
Katherine Kinzler’s New York Times article on bilingualism shows multilingual students may benefit in cognitive ways previously unknown, such as improved executive function.
BRYCS’ list of children’s books about the refugee/immigrant experience
Suggested reading for the classroom.