The American Immigration Council blog, “Teaching Immigration” includes a review of The Good Braider. The review offers a link to a lesson plan for educators teaching about the immigration and refugee experience. Here it is: A Land of Refuge or Refusal? Perspectives on the Refugee Experience in the United […]
Ms. Punwani’s 8th grade students have studied the detention of children crossing the border into Texas, displacement of refugees, and investigative journalism to explore issues of District of Columbia schools. An Open Book Foundation is a nonprofit literacy organization with a mission “to promote literacy among disadvantaged […]
I first read Ha Jin’s poem, “The Past” as part of the PBS series, Lost Childhoods about children who have survived war. I’ve referred to the poem in my own mind to myself and to readers of The Good Braider about the idea of not only surviving, but […]
Invisible Children calls out for a world event, Cover the Night, April 20, 2012. The video is also a followup to the organizations’ original video about Lord’s Resistance Army’s Joseph Kony. Awareness.