Links to Web Resources
An instructional tool for teachers of Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education (IELCE). The purpose of the site is to help teachers plan and implement instructional units and lessons that integrate language learning with rights and responsibilities of citizenship, civic participation, and workforce training.
A collection of documents and manuals to inform educators about how to support the immigrant students they serve.
The Duolingo for Schools app puts language learning and proficiency in the hands of students.
An article discussing some of the barriers that refugee students face and some of the solutions that are helping them to move forward.
Links to Documents
This report examines the ways in which local educational institutions, legal service providers, and immigrant youth advocates have responded to the first phase of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Section IV discusses the impacts of DACA on Adult Education.
This guide serve as a complete content inventory from which program staff can develop a citizenship curriculum with course outlines, syllabi, lesson plans, and activities. This guide:
A PDF document containing a start-up/how-to guide for expanding ESL, Civics, and Citizenship Education. Resource provided by the USCIS.
A PDF document of a PowerPoint presentation from the 2013 COABE Conference.
A guide for volunteer conversation partners working with ESL learners. Guide provided by the Jones Library ESL Center.
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals allows certain individuals, who meet specific guidelines, to request consideration of deferred action from USCIS. Individuals who receive deferred action will not be placed into removal proceedings or removed from the US for a specified period of time unless terminated.
Infographic of guidelines for consideration