Informal Learning Spaces

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…

Resources for Talking and Teaching about Immigrant Family Separations

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Updated: July 27, 2018. On May 7, 2018, Attorney General Jeff…

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…

The Ecology of Identity

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All of us develop our identities within a social and cultural…

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…

The 1924 Immigration Act

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Despite the Chinese exclusion act, which prohibited nearly all…

Where I'm From

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Facundo the Great

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Discussions about names can provide opportunities to build community,…

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 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.