ERIC Number: ED427559
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Celebrating International Women's Day, March 8. A Curriculum Sample. Women's Issues Series, Vol. I.
Refugee Women's Alliance, Seattle, WA.
The Refugee Women's Alliance, a nonprofit organization helping refugee and immigrant women achieve self-sufficiency in the United States, has developed a class integrating English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) instruction and discussion of family issues, child-rearing, and related problems in a new cultural context. The project focuses on developing women's leadership, decision-making, and advocacy skills. The material presented here includes a sample of lessons and activities used to prepare learners for celebration of International Women's Day. It includes: tips for including students in the planning process to practice leadership skills; classroom activities to help students prepare for the event, including making a presentation; and stories written by women participating in the Refugee Women's Alliance program. (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Laubach Literacy International, Syracuse, NY.
Authoring Institution: Refugee Women's Alliance, Seattle, WA.