Historical & Scientific Perspectives

Educator Spotlight: Teaching The Arrival

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  Educator Spotlight: Teaching the Arrival Welcome…

Names, Identity, and Immigration

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Names play an important role in our identities. The selection…

A Culturally Responsive Guide to Fostering the Inclusion of Immigrant Origin Students

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To download the guide, use the link below. From the Introduction: In…

PBS's Chinese Exclusion Act (chapter 1)

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Steeplechase Film's The Chinese Exclusion Act premiered on PBS…

Walling Off or Welcoming In: From Justice in Schools

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Harvard University's Graduate School of Education's Justice…

Classroom Resource: Refuge by JJ Bola

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JJ Bola is a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo…

Immigrant Students Are Internalizing Stereotypes. Educators Can Help

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Did you see our commentary Immigrant Students Are Internalizing…
Moving Stories

A lesson in civility: The negativity immigrant students hear

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A survey of immigrant children in the U.S. revealed just how…

Classroom Resource: The 1924 Immigration Act

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Despite the Chinese exclusion act, which prohibited nearly all…

Classroom Resource: Facundo the Great

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Discussions about names can provide opportunities to build community,…

Educator Spotlight: Carola Suárez Orozco

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Culturally Responsive Teaching with Carola Suárez Orozco The…

Assimilation, Integration, and Hyphenated Americans

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By Adam Strom Why do so many people see multiple identities…
Stories of Identity: Religion, Migration, and Belonging in a Changing World,

Stories of Identity: Religion, Migration, and Belonging in a Changing World

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Adam Strom (Author/Editor) Carola Suárez-Orozco (Afterward) for Facing History and Ourselves

Why Teach about Migration?

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The story of migration is the story of humankind. The genetic and paleontological record of human migration is at least 70,000 years old. Researchers know that all of us can trace our ancestry to Southern Africa, while some homo sapiens migrated across Africa and stayed, others ventured out to the Asia, Australia, Europe, and eventually to the Americas. This is our shared experience.
Washington’s Rebuke to Bigotry: Reflections on Our First President’s Famous 1790 Letter to the Hebrew Congregation In Newport, Rhode Island

A Global Perspective on Immigration

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By Marcelo Suárez-Orozco & Carola Suárez-Orozco Sometimes…