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Bringing Immigrant Contributions and Narratives to Life in U.S. History

Bringing Immigrant Contributions and Narratives to Life in U.S. History
March 23, 2023 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
1 hour
Grade Level Grades 6-12, Professional Development


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Did you know that immigrants played a vital role in the Civil War? While humans have been migrating throughout every place and time in history, immigrants’ contributions and stories have often been overlooked in the mainstream narrative. Learn how to use The Immigrant Learning Center’s free Teaching Immigration series to incorporate immigration into social studies topics you are already teaching. Help your middle and high school students to do the critical work of making connections between history and the present day and inspire them to consider their place in this history as it continues. Leave this 2023 Share My Lesson Virtual Conference session with classroom-ready lessons, activities, and instructional resources appropriate for grade 5-12 students.

Professional Credit

Available for one-hour of PD credit. A certificate of completion will be available for download at the end of your session that you can submit for your school's or district's approval.

Share My Lesson is a New York State Education Department-approved provider for Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) requirements, an Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) approved professional development provider, and a Texas Education Agency (TEA) approved professional development provider.

Profile picture for user Denzil Mohammed
SML Member

Denzil Mohammed is an intercultural communications professional who works to build understanding across boundaries utilizing an asset-based approach. Since 2011, he has managed specialized online education, a variety of research initiatives, and collaborative public events that promote immigrants as economic and social assets to America as director of The ILC Public Education Institute.

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Education Program Manager, The Immigrant Learning Center

Ariana Moir specializes in adult learning and educational programming. With over ten years of experience in the not-for-profit and education fields, her background includes teaching English in adult education and university settings and creating cross-cultural programs for educators, families and students. She is the education program manager at The ILC Public Education Institute.

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Education and Support Professionals

Meghan Rosenberg is a curriculum developer and educational consultant, and author of The Immigrant Learning Center's Welcome to the New World Curriculum and Learning Guide. An experienced educator, Meghan has taught in middle and high school settings.




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March 23, 2023
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