* Note: Some of these reference resources were accessed for the preliminary literature review in 2010.
Some links may no longer be active.
Adelaida Restrepo, Maria and Towle-Harmon, Mary (2008). Addressing Emergent Literacy Skills in English Language Learners. Downloaded from http://www.asha.org/Publications/leader/2008/080923/f080923a/
American Educational Research Association (2004). English Language Learners: Boosting Academic Achievement. Downloaded from http://datacenter.spps.org/uploads/RP_Winter04.pdf
August, Diane (2003). Supporting the Development of English Literacy in English Language Learners: Key Issues and Promising Practice. Downloaded from http://www.csos.jhu.edu/CRESPAR/TechReports/report61.pdf
British Columbia Ministry of Education (2009). “Students from Refugee Backgrounds: A Guide for Teachers & Schools.” http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/esl/refugees_teachers_guide.pdf
Beirnes, H., Hughes, N., Hek, R., & Spicer, N. (2007); “Preventing Social Exclusion of Refugee and Asylum Seeking Children: Building New Networks”; Social Policy & Society, Vol. 6, No. 2; pp 219-229.
Dachyshyn, Darcey and Anna Kirova (2008). “Understanding Childhoods In-Between: Sudanese refugee children’s transition from home to preschool.” Research in Comparative and International Education: 3: 3 pp.281-294. http://www.wwwords.co.uk/rss/abstract.asp?j=rcie&aid=3313
Dunn, Burna & Adkins, M.A. (2003). “The Multicultural Classroom: Teaching Refugee and Immigrant Children.” New Horizons for Learning http://www.newhorizons.org
Early Head Start National Resource Center (2001). Linguistic Diversity and Early Literacy: Serving Culturally Diverse Families in Early Head Start. Downloaded from http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/tta-system/ehsnrc/center
Indra, D.M. (1989). “Resettlement and Gender Differences: A Lethbridge Community Study” Canadian Woman Studies, Vol. 10, No. 1; pp 63-66. http://pi.library.yorku.ca/ojs/index.php/cws/article/viewFile/11316/10405
Kugler, Eileen G. (2009). “Partnering with Parents and Families to Support Immigrant and Refugee Children at School”; School of Public Health and Health Services, the George Washington University, Washington D.C.
Kugler, E. & Price, O.A. (2009). “Helping immigrant and refugee students succeed: It’s not just what happens in the classroom.” School of Public Health and Health Services, the George Washington University, Washington D.C. http://www.healthinschools.org/~/media/Files/PDF/FINAL%20Revised%20Kappan%20article%2011-13-09.ashx
Montgomery, Edith (2010). “Trauma and Resilience in Young Refugees: A 9 year follow-up study” Development and Psychology, Vol.22; pp 477-489.
Perry, Bruce (2011). “A Place for Everyone: Nurturing Each Child’s Niche.” http://teacher.scholastic.com/professional/bruceperry/niche.htm
Rousseau, Cecile and Guzder, Jaswant (2008). School-Based Prevention Programs for Refugee Children. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America.
Stewart, Janice L. (2007). Summary of Dissertation – Children Affected by War: A Bioecological Investigation into their Psychosocial and Educational Needs.