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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…

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…

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…

The New Colossus

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Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame With conquering limbs…

19th Century Irish Immigrants' Letters

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In the first decades of the 19th-century Irish emigrants,…

Joe Maddon and the Hazelton Integration Project

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What needs to happen to bring a divided community together? When…

What is it like to be part of a migrant caravan?

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Beyond the rhetoric from politicians, what is it like to be…

Immigration and Birthright Citizenship

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On October 30, Axios, a U.S. online news organization, released…

Talking and Teaching about the Fall 2018 Migrant Caravan (Updated)

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The purpose of this collection is to encourage educators to explore…

Birds of Passage: The Italian Americans

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In the early years of the 20th century, the United States was…

Between Two Worlds: The Italian Americans

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 This powerful except from PBS's The Italian Americans…

Civics for Immigrant and Undocumented Students

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This blog is reposted from Usable Knowledge at the…

Excerpt from the play "The Melting Pot"

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The term the "melting pot" is a common expression for a vision…