US Demographics: Here’s Why The Census Started Counting Latinos, And How That Could Change In 2020

09/08/2017

Interesting considerations that could foreshadow changes:  http://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2017/08/03/541142339/heres-why-the-census-started-counting-latinos-and-how-that-could-change-in-2020


Did You Know? The world’s required reading list: The books that students read in 28 countries

09/08/2017

Interesting when learning about your kids’ cultures. http://blog.ed.ted.com/2016/12/08/the-worlds-required-reading-list-the-books-that-students-read-in-28-countries/


5 key facts about U.S. lawful immigrants

08/08/2017

Updated data by the Pew Research Center:  http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/08/03/5-key-facts-about-u-s-lawful-immigrants/


5 key facts about U.S. lawful immigrants

08/08/2017

Updated data by the Pew Research Center:  http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/08/03/5-key-facts-about-u-s-lawful-immigrants/


Great for Class Activities: Data About USA Child Poverty

04/08/2017

This data would be a great conversation and discussion piece for students.  Find them at http://datacenter.kidscount.org/data/tables/6795-children-living-in-high-poverty-areas#detailed/3/10,55-56,58-61,64-77,79-84,86,88-94,96-109,9428-9429/false/1572/any/13892


What’s Going on in the USA: 83% Of America’s Top High School Science Students Are The Children Of Immigrants

04/08/2017

This trend can be observed in K-12 science gifted and talented programs as well as in the backgrounds of the PhD students in US higher ed.  It also reflects my unscientific personal life and professional experience.  Read more at https://www.forbes.com/sites/stuartanderson/2017/03/11/83-of-americas-top-high-school-science-students-are-the-children-of-immigrants/#6c5a85b2200f


Cultural Knowledge: What school looks like in 20 countries around the world

28/07/2017

Interesting reading for educators working with international families and students at https://amp.businessinsider.com/school-classrooms-around-the-world-2017-7


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