Teach Immigration

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Teach Immigration strives to promote a better understanding of immigrants and immigration by providing educational resources, lessons and professional development that inspire thoughtful dialogue, creative teaching and critical thinking.  Dedicated to principles of fairness, social justice, inclusion, and respect, Teach Immigration empowers educators, students, parents, and community stakeholders to engage civically and thoughtfully on an “everybody issue.”

Our blog, Immigration In and Out of the Classroom, offers practical how-to approaches for teaching about immigration, building relationships with immigrant students and families, updates on access to education issues, and other relevant issues pertaining to immigration past and present.

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Teach Immigration
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Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 3:16pm
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A guide for educators to integrate multimedia content on immigration from films produced by young adults for the American Immigration Council’s “...
Teach Immigration
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Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 12:44pm
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Today’s debate about immigration’s effects in public schools raises important questions of access, citizenship, legality, and fairness.In this lesson...
Teach Immigration
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Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 2:26pm
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  • English Language Arts
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
Learn and discuss the myths and facts surrounding the first Thanksgiving and the first immigrants by engaging students in a thought-provoking and...
Teach Immigration
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Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 2:00pm
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
In this lesson, students will understand how Cesar Chavez’s adolescence as a migrant farm worker influenced his later achievements. Students will...
Teach Immigration
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Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 3:17pm
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  • English Language Arts
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Using digital storytelling to capture immigration stories is a powerful way for teachers to create opportunities for “empathetic moments.” Telling...
Teach Immigration
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Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 3:18pm
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In this guided presentation, student will wrestle with the essential question: how deep is our commitment to life, liberty, and the pursuit of...
Teach Immigration
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Monday, August 22, 2016 - 3:19pm
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  • English Language Arts
  • High School
Teach students about the adjustments faced by immigrants by reading Edwidge Danticat’s Behind the Mountains. This gripping novel chronicles the life...
Teach Immigration
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Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 12:45pm
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In the lesson, “Just What is Executive Action? A Lesson from the Principal’s Desk,” students will apply inductive reasoning skills about individual...
Teach Immigration
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Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 12:46pm
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The President’s executive action on immigration has been greeted with joy, relief, sadness, and contempt. How can one decision trigger so many varied...
Teach Immigration
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Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 3:33pm
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  • English Language Arts
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
Use this slideshow presentation and writing activity to help students challenge perceptions of immigrant contributions and to explore how the US...