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Cultural Awareness

Becoming aware and understanding cultural beliefs, values, and perceptions.

Oral history of mixed-heritage Americans.

Sep 05, 2018

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Interdisciplinary Curriculum on Heritage and Identity

A project of the Brooklyn Historical Society, Voices of Mixed Heritage: Crossing Borders, Bridging Generations is a free interdisciplinary curriculum designed for grades 6–12. Students and educators are invited to engage with the topic of mixed heritage and identity in the United States from the mid-nineteenth century to the present.

Cultural Awareness Game

Aug 15, 2018

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Minigames Developing Global and Cultural Awareness

The League of Extraordinary Bloggers, also known as LXB, is a team of teen bloggers from China, Japan, South Korea, and Vietnam who are traveling through Asia to track down a mysterious criminal mastermind known as The FOX.

Brightly, an educator resource site, features 15 books for students about the immigrant experience in America.

Jun 15, 2018

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Books About the Immigrant Experience

June is Immigrant Heritage Month, and Brightly, an online resource to help educators grow lifelong readers, features 15 books for children about the Immigrant Experience in America. One of the books suggested for children in prekindergarten/kindergarten is The Name Jar, a familiar immigrant tale of having an unfamiliar name and feeling like an outsider—until someone kind or brave or both makes a gesture of inclusion.

Grants for women-led social justice projects by the Open Meadows Foundation help bring change to local communities.

Jun 15, 2018

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Grants for Projects That Promote Equality

The Open Meadows Foundation offers grants of up to $2,000 for projects that promote gender, racial, and economic justice, and are led by and benefit women and girls, particularly those from vulnerable communities. The projects should reflect the diversity of the community in both its leadership and its organization, and promote racial, social, economic, and environmental justice.

Nonprofit organization Primary Source offers educational professional development on research and using primary sources in the classroom.

Jun 15, 2018

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Course on Analyzing Primary Sources

K–8 teachers can expand their horizons this summer by taking the online courseThinking Like a Historian: Immigration History Through Primary Sources.” The course, which is offered by the nonprofit Primary Source, will take place online from July 11 to August 7, 2018.

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