Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum
Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
Hear the stories of ordinary people forced to flee their homes to escape violence and persecution. Then show your support for displaced families worldwide by signing the #WithRefugees petition.
This exhibit explores the lives of refugees from a host of diverse populations dispersed and displaced throughout the world.
Five acclaimed photographers travel the world to provide detailed insight into the difficult conditions faced by refugees who dream of a better life. 2016.
In Crisis in Focus, three of the REFUGEE exhibit photographers discuss the stories behind their moving images.
Learn how portraiture has played an important role in the way people have understood themselves and their relationships to others across cultures and throughout time.
UNHCR statistics mapping the forced displacement of people around the world.
View the map theme "Immigration in U.S. History" to understand why waves of immigrants came to the U.S. and where they settled.
Analyze a collection of photographs of refugees and internally displaced groups, and discuss the causes of human displacement and how the international community is responding.
Photographic historian Makeda Best shows secondary school teachers how to incorporate photographs and photographic ephemera into instruction using the Focus In tool.
Example activities that can be used as part of a larger study of immigration in literature and social studies classrooms.
The distribution of the world's resources influences migrations and plays a role in governments' decisions about accepting refugee populations. See an activity on how to discuss this topic with students.
Classroom video shows activities that help students be active, intelligent, thoughtful historians and citizens in the world. Students discuss and write about causes and effects of complex issues happening in the world, and learn to express their ideas with confidence.
Activities, content, and rights-cleared photographs that can be used to explore U.S. immigration and urbanization from the 1880s–1920s, including immigrants' struggle to maintain their cultural identity.
Blog post highlighting resources that provide information on the causes of both early and more recent human migrations related to climate, economics, and cultural and political conflict.
Immigration and migration have always been part of life, with people moving around the world for many different reasons. Read about how to discuss this topic with students.
Read about the history of laws concerning immigration in the U.S. and how to have meaningful, and sometimes difficult, conversations about the topic with students.
This post looks at fluidity of movement, including push and pull factors, to promote more empathy for refugees.