History

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…

Facundo the Great

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Discussions about names can provide opportunities to build community,…

Educator Spotlight: Culturally Responsive Teaching

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Educator Spotlight: Culturally Responsive Teaching with Carola…

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…

Talking and Teaching about Walls and Borders

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U.S. Mexico Border   This post…

Blog: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights Turns 70

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On December 10, Human Rights Day, we commemorate the 70 year…

A Chapter of Human Migration: Polynesian Seafaring

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By Zhaoyang Liu Humans migrated across the globe in a…

American Anti-Catholicism in the 1920s

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By Zhaoyang Liu Religious tolerance is oftentimes viewed…

Japanese-American Soldiers in World War II

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By Zhaoyang Liu While their families were interned in…

Yugoslavians and the Immigration Act of 1924

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By Zhaoyang Liu Tension between immigration and labor…

The Tree of U.S. Immigration

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By Zhaoyang Liu Migration is a fluid process; it reflects…

Alone at Angel Island

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By Zhaoyang Liu Angel Island Immigration Center, oftentimes…

The Bracero Program and Guest Workers

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By Zhaoyang Liu N.B. - This resource includes quotations…

Your stories are our history.

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By Kathryn Lloyd, Director of Programs at the Tenement Museum “It…