Toolkit for Educators to Welcome Families Who Have Recently Entered the U.S.
“The Newcomer Tool Kit provides (1) discussion of topics relevant to understanding, supporting, and engaging
newcomer students and their families; (2) tools, strategies, and examples of classroom and schoolwide practices in
action, along with chapter-specific professional learning activities for use in staff meetings or professional learning
communities; and (3) selected resources for further information and assistance, most of which are available online
at no cost.”
The tool kit includes five chapters:
Chapter 1: Who Are Our Newcomers?
Chapter 2: Welcoming Newcomers to a Safe and Thriving School Environment
Chapter 3: Providing High-Quality Instruction for Newcomer Students
Chapter 4: Supporting Newcomers’ Social Emotional Needs
Chapter 5: Establishing Partnerships With Families”