Additional resources for Refugee student perspectives lesson
Welcoming and Orienting Newcomer Students to U.S. Schools
A BRYCS Spotlight publication.
Making Refugee Students Welcome
This article shows how one school in Boise, Idaho, successfully integrated refugee students into their classrooms.
Welcome to Our Schools Program
The New York State Welcome to Our Schools (WtOS) program has several guides to help welcome newcomers to your school:
- Sample Curriculum – Lessons and activities to welcome refugees to your school.
- Working with Your School Counselor – For school counselors who may be new to working with refugees.
- Working with Your Administrator – Tips for school administrators.
- Peer mentor guide – advice on building a peer mentoring program.
Working with Refugee Students in Secondary Schools: A Counselor’s Companion from the Minnesota Department of Education
Although this handbook is specific to Minnesota, the tips and ideas are invaluable.
Dayton, Ohio, has an initiative to be an immigrant-friendly community and offers valuable resources.