Sep 13, 2011

Immigration Realities: Middle Schoolers Become Storytellers While Learning English

Feed in 2 Worlds: "Everybody is agreed: Javier* is one brave little guy. In June, he stood up on the stage of his middle-school’s auditorium and looked out at 150 fellow students, most of whom were older than him. He told them about the time not long ago that he walked across the border from Mexico.

"He became emotional,” said Kira Neel, who works with Story Studio, a program that helps immigrant children learn English through telling personal stories they have developed, written and illustrated themselves."

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