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 Waiting Game

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Essential Questions: How do individuals and societies…

The Erasure of German Culture: An NPR Podcast

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By Natasha Karunaratne Despite the fact that German culture…

The Invention of Hispanics

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Many of us feel deeply attached to the groups to which we…

Is the United States a ‘Nation Of Immigrants’?

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By Natasha Karunaratne On February 22, 2018, National Public…

The Mother-Tongue: Bilingual Education Then and Now

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By Natasha Karunaratne While it may seem like the education…

Wong Kim Ark, the 14th Amendment and Birthright citizenship in the U.S.

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Citizenship in the United States is granted not solely by…

Anti-German Sentiment in the United States

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  After the United States entered World War I in…

Unexpected Unions: The Punjabi-Mexican Families of California

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By Natasha Karunaratne Thanks to immigration laws and…

The Chicano LA School Walkouts

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By Natasha Karunaratne During the first week of March…