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Student Activities: Teaching about the Ukrainian Refugee Crisis

Student Activities: Teaching about the Ukrainian Refugee Crisis

These slides contain student-facing instructions for the activities in the Teaching Idea “Teaching about the Ukrainian Refugee Crisis.” Through these activities, students explore the experiences of Ukrainian refugees, the inspiring ways governments and individuals have stepped up to help, and ethical questions about the treatment of refugees from non-European countries.

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