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Online resource for coordinators and educators on early childhood education for refugee and immigrant students

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Promising practices of early childhood education for immigrant and refugee children of British Columbia, developed by the Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of British Columbia, Canada and prepared by Maryam Nabavi (2011), provides early childhood educators and coordinators information and resources on broad themes and considerations when educating young refugee and immigrant students. The resource includes an overview of environmental concerns, considerations for the psychological well-being of immigrant and refugee students and families, and cultural considerations in approaching early childhood education with this diverse and vulnerable population. The guide also provides future directions regarding research and training for early childhood education, and resources for educators and coordinators to further seek out knowledge regarding refugee and immigrant students.