Social-Emotional Support for Immigrant Students: Event Archive
Lori Dodson is an elementary ESOL teacher from Maryland. In this interview, she discusses the social-emotional needs of immigrant students (particularly students who are undocumented), as well her own journey from classroom teacher to an active advocate for English language learners, immigrant students, and Dreamers. She also offers ideas for connecting students' experiences to classroom curriculum.
Lori is also a co-editor of the book Teachers as Allies: Transformative Practices for Teaching DREAMers & Undocumented Students (Teachers College Press, 2017), which she discusses in the interview. For related content, see our interview with Lori's colleague Anne Marie Foerster Luu.
This Facebook Live event was made possible by generous support from the National Education Association.
The full original interview, along with viewer comments, is available on Facebook.
The following clips are organized by topic. Related clips from Lori's colleague Anne Marie are also included in some playlists.
Lori Dodson: From Classroom Teacher to ELL Advocate
Identifying and Meeting Students' Needs
When Immigration Status Impacts Young Children
Making Connections to Students' Lives in the Classroom
Featured Book: Teachers as Allies
Lori is a co-editor of and contributor to Teachers as Allies: Transformative Practices for Teaching DREAMers & Undocumented Students (Teachers College Press, 2017). She and co-editor Anne Marie Foerster Luu discuss some highlights from the book in the following clips.