Social Sciences

PBS’s Chinese Exclusion Act (chapter 1)

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Use this short excerpt from PBS's Chinese Exclusion as part of…
This black and white image of Immigrants arriving at Ellis Island can be used in a lesson plan on the history of immigration to the United States.

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: 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: Sara Ahmed, 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 Legacy of the Trail of Tears

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By Zhaoyang Liu The Trail of Tears is a tragic chapter…

From Africa to Europe: Across the Desert and the Sea

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What is the journey like for African migrants trying to make…

Pogroms and Russian Jewish Immigrants

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By Zhaoyang Liu Why were Jews leaving Eastern Europe? Between…

Responding to Immigration and Diversity

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In 2007, Harvard University political scientist Robert Putnam,…

Italian Americans: Assilimilation

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What is required of newcomers to become American? This short…

The Italian Americans: Responding to Stereotypes

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

Navigating Difficult Conversations: Talking About DACA and DREAMers

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In March 2018, Re-Imagining Migration Director Adam Strom…

Census 2020 Changes and Citizenship Status

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Updated January 18, 2019 Among the most charged civic issues…