“RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS & PARENTS”
Continue to explore the plight of the refugees and asylum seekers of the world. Homeless, swindled by transporters, facing a lack of acceptance due to a fear of the foreigner, human trafficking, and child slavery are just some of the challenges faced by the 26 million refugees around the globe.
Below are some resources for educators and parents to use in further exploring this ever-increasing worldwide crisis. Some resources are age-specific.
YouTube: Kids, Refugees, Questions. (3 minutes 11 seconds)
YouTube: Unfairy Tales: UNICEF - The Story of Ivine and Pillow (2 minutes 35 seconds)
United National Refugee Agency (UNHCR): Various teaching materials for a variety of age groups.
CNN Video – Appropriate for Parents and Teachers – “Teaching Children the Signs of Human Trafficking” (4 minutes 29 seconds)
Web Site - Appropriate for Parents and Teachers – “Child Slavery – a look at slavery today”
Book – “A Grain of Hope” by Nicola Philip – About refugees in Australia
AGES 6 to 9
AGES 10 to 12
Web Game: UNHCR – “Against all Odds”
NOTE: Includes the teacher education page.
YouTube – U.S. Department of Homeland Security -
“Tools that Teach: What is Human Trafficking?” (4 minutes 21 seconds)
Writing Exercise: “What Would You Pack” https://www.dropbox.com/s/k7v20kvf16ekecf/20191228_Backpack_Writing_Exercise.pdf?dl=0