Teach Immigration

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.”

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.

Follow us on Twitter @ThnkImmigration and email us at [email protected]

 

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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 “...
Today’s debate about immigration’s effects in public schools raises important questions of access, citizenship, legality, and fairness.In this lesson...
In this Common-Core aligned lesson plan, students will randomly be assigned an immigration status: "citizen", "lawful permanent resident", "...
  • 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...
In this guided presentation, student will wrestle with the essential question: how deep is our commitment to life, liberty, and the pursuit of...
  • 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...
In the lesson, “Just What is Executive Action? A Lesson from the Principal’s Desk,” students will apply inductive reasoning skills about individual...
The President’s executive action on immigration has been greeted with joy, relief, sadness, and contempt. How can one decision trigger so many varied...
  • 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...
  • English Language Arts
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
This interactive activity will entertain your classroom and get your students thinking about US immigration history, policy, and experiences...