Social Studies

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…

A Chapter of Human Migration: Polynesian Seafaring

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By Zhaoyang Liu Humans migrated across the globe in a…

Chinese Food on a Jewish Christmas

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By Zhaoyang Liu In the United States, there is a tradition…

American Anti-Catholicism in the 1920s

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By Zhaoyang Liu Religious tolerance is oftentimes viewed…

Words Without Borders: Literature from Around the World

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By Zhaoyang Liu Words Without Borders is an organization…

Singing Cowboys and the Mongolian Steppe

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By Zhaoyang Liu What is the relationship between music,…

What Do People Think About Immigrants?

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By Zhaoyang Liu What misperceptions do people hold about…

Yugoslavians and the Immigration Act of 1924

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By Zhaoyang Liu Tension between immigration and labor…

How do you prove you are loyal?: Japanese Americans and WWII

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On February 19, 1942, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt issued…

Immigrants and Ice Hockey Classroom Resource

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By Zhaoyang Liu There are many ways in which immigrants…

Alone at Angel Island

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By Zhaoyang Liu Angel Island Immigration Center, oftentimes…