Entries by Adam Strom

Educator Spotlight: Culturally Responsive Teaching

Educator Spotlight: Culturally Responsive Teaching with Carola Suarez-Orozco The students entering schools in the United States this fall are the most diverse cohort in the country’s history. Across the world, the remarkable diversity of students has prompted many educators to reflect on their own teaching practice. What can they do to ensure that their classrooms […]

Assimilation, Integration, and Hyphenated Americans

By Adam Strom Why do so many people see multiple identities and multiple belongings as a threat? Among the most common stereotypes that are ascribed to immigrants is that they are not loyal to their new country. Visible signs of identity and culture are often read as proof that immigrants are holding on to their past […]

The Rohingya Refugee Crisis

Reporters have warned about the mistreatment of the Rohingya Muslim community in Myanmar for several years. Those tensions have erupted in a full blown refugee crisis in recent days. Worldwide, we are experiencing a record number of displaced people. In June 2017 UNHCR, the United Nation’s Refugee Agency explained that: 65.6 million people were forcibly displaced […]

With uncertainty surrounding DACA, and anti-immigrant rhetoric on the rise, what should educators do?

By Marcelo Suarez-Orozco, Carola Suarez-Orozco, and Adam Strom The young people entering schools this fall are the most diverse group of student’s in the history of the nation. One-quarter of them are of immigrant origin, from nearly every country in the world. That diversity is not limited to the United States, indeed, increasing numbers of […]

Five Back to School Resources for Teaching About Migration

Welcome back to school. We know that some of you have already returned to the classroom while others will begin just after labor day. As you think about your students, your goals for the year, and the kind of learning environment you are hoping to create, we wanted to share a few resources that might be […]