Asian Immigrant Origin

PBS’s Chinese Exclusion Act (chapter 1)

Use this short excerpt from PBS's Chinese Exclusion as part of…
This black and white image of Immigrants arriving at Ellis Island can be used in a lesson plan on the history of immigration to the United States.

Immigrant Students Are Internalizing Stereotypes. Educators Can Help

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

A lesson in civility: The negativity immigrant students hear

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

Classroom Resource: Facundo the Great

Discussions about names can provide opportunities to build community,…

Educator Spotlight: Carola Suárez Orozco

Culturally Responsive Teaching with Carola Suárez Orozco The…

Educator Spotlight: Sara Ahmed, Teaching The Arrival

  Educator Spotlight: Teaching the Arrival Welcome…

Names, Identity, and Immigration

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

Poetry from Angel Island

The Chinese Exclusion Act: Resources

With discussion of immigration restrictions in the news, we wanted…

Classroom Resource: Jhumpa Lahiri and Transcultural Identities

Best selling author Jhumpa Lahiri was born in London to parents…

Educator Spotlight: Brian Fong, Literature and Social Studies Resources for Teaching about Immigration

Brian Fong is the kind of colleague you dream about. He is…

How Chop Suey Saved San Francisco’s Chinatown

Food can reveal a lot about a culture. Most of us can identify…