ERIC Number: ED380392
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Feb
Encouraging Refugee Awareness in the Classroom: A Guide for Teachers. Issue Paper.
DeCarlo, Jacqueline; Hamilton, Virginia, Ed.
This lesson packet focuses on the growing situation of refugees and cultural awareness. In the document are definitions of terms, suggestions for infusing lessons on the refugees into the curriculum, and resource information. One of the purposes of working to create refugee awareness is to help ordinary students become extraordinary citizens of American society and the world community. The document is divided into the following sections: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Overviews of Current Refugee Emergencies"; (3) "Proven Lesson Planning Ideas" (e.g., Analyzing Refugee Experience, Applying the Durable Solutions, Exhibiting a Willingness to Respond); (4) "Teacher Resources"; and (5) "Conclusion." (EH)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Cross Cultural Studies, Culture Conflict, Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Foreign Nationals, Global Approach, International Studies, Political Attitudes, Refugees, Relocation, Secondary Education, Social Studies
United States Committee for Refugees, 1717 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Suite 701, Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Council for Nationalities Service, Washington, DC. U.S. Committee for Refugees.