IMMIGRANT CHILDREN & EDUCATION.
Examines children's problems in U.S., focusing on Arab children in school. Multiculturalism, religion, values, bias, gender issues, language, more.
This research will examine emotional problems experienced by immigrant children, especially Arab children, upon their arrival in North America and how... more
This research will examine emotional problems experienced by immigrant children, especially Arab children, upon their arrival in North America and how those problems are compounded by teachers who tend to stereotype immigrant students. The research will set forth the context in which teacher behavior assumes importance for immigrant children's emotional experience of North America and then discuss the impact that inefficient or insensitive teaching methods might have on the children's welfare, with a view toward identifying means of intervention and reform where the children's emotional well-being is concerned.
From the earliest days of the republic, the U.S. has functioned as the world's promised land. For some, it was the land of opportunity, for others a refuge. Through most of the 19th century, newcomers were welcomed by Americans. Workers were neede