Publication Date: December 23, 2022
This important book offers strategies, models, and concrete ideas for better serving newcomer immigrant and refugee youth in U.S. schools, with a focus on grades 6–12. The authors present 20 strategies grouped under three categories: (1) classroom and instructional design, (2) school design, and (3) extracurricular, community, and alumni partnerships. Each chapter provides research-based information, classroom examples, tips for implementing each strategy, and additional resources. Readers will find engaging profiles of schools, students, and alumni interspersed throughout the book, offering both varied perspectives and practical advice. Humanizing Education for Immigrant and Refugee Youth will assist today’s educators, school leaders, policymakers, and scholars interested in the holistic success and well-being of immigrant and refugee students.
Monisha Bajaj is professor of International and Multicultural Education at the University of San Francisco and visiting professor at Nelson Mandela University, South Africa. Daniel Walsh is faculty associate in Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Lesley Bartlett is professor and department chair of Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Gabriela Martínez is a recent graduate of the Masters in Migration Studies Program at the University of San Francisco.