Your Name and Title: Earl Choldin, consultant in intercultural education, past President, Canadian Multicultural Education Foundation, former Executive Director, Alberta Global Education Project

School or Organization Name:
Canadian Multicultural Education Foundation

Co-Presenter Name(s):

Area of the World from Which You Will Present:
Canada

Language in Which You Will Present:
English

Target Audience(s):
Teachers, Administrators

Short Session Description (one line):
Broaden your cross-cultural competency and develop strategies to promote the success of immigrant and foreign students

Full Session Description (as long as you would like):

We will explore the challenges immigrant and foreign students experience and then discuss strategies teachers can use to help them overcome those challenges, such as:

  • organizing the classroom to accommodate immigrant student needs,
  • incorporating immigrant students’ heritage culture in lessons,
  • reaching out to the students’ parents,
  • informing themselves about the student’s culture.

We will discuss where teachers can find online and community resources to assist them.

 

Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session:

 

https://www.teachers.ab.ca/SiteCollectionDocuments/ATA/For%20Members/ProfessionalDevelopment/Diversity-Equity-and-Human-Rights/AR-CMEF-8%20Indian%20Resources.pdf

 

https://www.teachers.ab.ca/SiteCollectionDocuments/ATA/For%20Members/ProfessionalDevelopment/Diversity-Equity-and-Human-Rights/AR-CMEF-4%20Arab%20Resource.pdf

 

https://www.teachers.ab.ca/SiteCollectionDocuments/ATA/For%20Members/ProfessionalDevelopment/Diversity-Equity-and-Human-Rights/AR-CMEF-7f%20AfricanResources.pdf

 

https://www.teachers.ab.ca/SiteCollectionDocuments/ATA/For%20Members/ProfessionalDevelopment/Diversity-Equity-and-Human-Rights/AR-CMEF-6%20Filipino.pdf

 

https://www.teachers.ab.ca/SiteCollectionDocuments/ATA/For%20Members/ProfessionalDevelopment/Diversity-Equity-and-Human-Rights/AR-CMEF-5%20Pakistani%20Resources.pdf

 

https://www.teachers.ab.ca/SiteCollectionDocuments/ATA/For%20Members/ProfessionalDevelopment/Diversity-Equity-and-Human-Rights/AR-CMEF-1.pdf

 

https://www.teachers.ab.ca/SiteCollectionDocuments/ATA/For%20Members/ProfessionalDevelopment/Diversity-Equity-and-Human-Rights/AR-CMEF-3%20for%20web.pdf

 

https://www.teachers.ab.ca/SiteCollectionDocuments/ATA/For%20Member...

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