Mpls. teacher works with Syrian children
"Some of them have been through so much in their lives," said Ashley Karlsson who like many of us has seen the images of the Syrian civil war. The Washburn High School English teacher heard about the need for educators at Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon.
Publ.Date : Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:38:00 GMT
UO, Voice of America develop new English teaching program
The ?Women Teaching Women English? materials have been used to train English educators throughout Lebanon, including in Syrian refugee camps. ?The ?Women Teaching Women English? materials were produced in response to Lebanese women who wanted to ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:34:00 GMT
EU money can\'t push Syrian schoolkids over Turkey\'s language barrier
Additional constraints on physical classroom space and lack of teachers have also limited educational opportunities for some refugees. Most Syrian children attend lessons ... as well as Turkish, English and Arabic language courses. "[The children] are ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:08:00 GMT
A.N. WILSON: Cambridge students who need \'trigger warnings\' about sex and murder in Shakespeare may as well need Noddy
That is what some at Cambridge University?s English faculty seem to think ... By protecting students from tragedy, teachers are doing them a grave disservice. Some 2,300 years ago, a doctor?s son called Aristotle, who had been tutor to the infant ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:54:00 GMT
Education is still a priority
?In Syria, we had one English class per week, so my language skills weren ... ?When I started NRC?s support program, things changed. The teachers were very cooperative and the lessons were interesting, interactive and relevant.
Publ.Date : Tue, 17 Oct 2017 01:34:00 GMT
The key to success: St. Louis immigrants eager to learn English
Most of the current students are refugees from Bhutan, Somalia and Syria. Students represent 75 countries and ... to be successful in their lives here,? said Barker, a former English teacher at the International Institute. ?Successful as parents ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 17 Oct 2017 01:00:00 GMT
\'Why don\'t you go back home?\': Rivalry fuels racism at high school football game
Alhamoud said they told his brother his English was so bad he shouldn ... Agnew and her classmates alerted their teachers about what was happening and they moved to sit with Alhamoud and the other Syrian students. Then, Agnew said, the students got another ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:57:00 GMT
There are about 400,000 refugee kids in Germany. Educating them is a \'national task.\'
In a modest classroom on the outskirts of Berlin, 10 children, most refugees from Syria and elsewhere in the Middle East ... where students practice German for about a year until administrators, teachers and parents decide they're ready to integrate ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:26:00 GMT
What Ireland Can Teach Europe
?God brought the blight, the English brought the famine,? is an old Irish saying ... Today, the migrants are from Syria, Somalia, Yemen, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya, fleeing wars that Europeans helped start and from which some make a pretty penny ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:08:00 GMT
Young Syrian faces being separated from family again after UK reunion
Mohammed Mirzo, 20, found his parents and siblings in Cardiff after four years apart, but could now be deported to Bulgaria Mohammed Mirzo and his family were scattered through Europe after they fled the war in Syria ... s father was a teacher, they ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:36:00 GMT