Issues of identity and belonging are inseparable from the experience of immigration. Stories of immigrants, past and present, illuminate the human lives behind the ever-shifting global landscape we inhabit today.
Created in partnership with Girl Rising, this teaching idea invites students to engage with the story of a young refugee and to consider the power of storytelling to spark empathy.
Featuring the personal narratives of young migrants, this resource challenges students to reflect on the ways that migration affects personal identity.
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Use this six-week unit to explore the powerful story of a teenage boy from Honduras who migrates to the United States to reunite with his mother.
Celebrate National Poetry Month with these teaching ideas that use poetry to help students grapple with the complexities of identity and inspire them to tell their own stories.
Exploring why people migrate is essential to understanding migration at the US–Mexico border. Use these activities to examine migration from El Salvador to the US and the factors that drive migration.