Teacher, psychologist and writer Jemima Shafei-Ongu talks to Nicole Loehr about how texts with refugee themes can be used in the classroom in a way that respects the psychological safety of all students. Jemima also shared her tips on how to support students who express their wish to share aspects of their refugee experience with the school community.
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- Sitti’s Secrets by Naomi Shihab Nye. Illustrated by Nancy Carpenter.
- My Two Blankets by Irena Kobald. Illustrated by Freya Blackwood
Produced by Nicole Loehr. Music by Eric Avery and R.E.M. (performed by Troy Reilly). Image supplied by Jemima Shafei-Ongu.