How do local narratives of migration relate to global patterns?

Classroom Resource: Refuge by JJ Bola

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

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…

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…

The Danger of a Single Story

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In this popular TED talk, Nigerian migrant and Novelist…

How do you prove you are loyal?: Japanese Americans and WWII

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On February 19, 1942, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt issued…

Italian Americans: Sacco and Vanzetti

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On April 15, 1920,  two men were murdered in Braintree, Massachusetts.…

The Italian Americans: Responding to Stereotypes

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Italian Americans are no longer a new group of immigrants. It…

What are the Predominant Stereotypes about Immigrants Today?

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All of us of carry biases with us. We learn them as part of our socialization into our communities. Biases influence what we see, what we believe, and how we understand the world.

New Immigrants and Ellis Island

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During the late 19th and early 20th century, Ellis Island in…

A Global Perspective on Immigration

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