Immigrants in USA and “THE” Question


As an immigrant, I am asked this question daily.  I usually answer with my place of residence but then there is the follow-up question: Where are you ‘really’ from? Try another question.  This is also the title of an interesting reading found at


How to Use Bilingual Books in Your School


Find more info in How To Use Bilingual Books with Children | Bilingual Kidspot at


For Your School and Class Library: Books About Girl Refugees


Read Seeking Safety in a New Land: 15 Books About Mighty Girl Refugees at


Test Your Level of Being Privileged


A quick test that all educators should take:

It is important to be aware of our own situation in order to acknowledge how we relate to others.

What’s in The Name? About Taking on an American-Sounding Name


Read ‘What Is Your American Name?’at

How Trauma Affects the Brain


Read Been Traumatized? Here’s How PTSD Rewires the Brain at

Cultural Knowledge: Ramadan


Read Ramadan 2017: 9 questions about the Muslim holy month you were too embarrassed to ask at

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