Informal Learning Spaces

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…

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…

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…

Your stories are our history.

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

Driven Out: The Chinese in the West

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In 1882, the first federal immigration law aimed at excluding…

Talking and Teaching about TPS

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Updated May 5, 2018   On January 8, 2018,  U.S. Secretary…

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.