Archive for March, 2017
Here are just a few of the resources you’ll find:
- A printable poster to let students know they’re welcome at your school
- A helpful guide for supporting children from immigrant and refugee families
- Lessons for teaching a variety of immigration topic
Take a minute to read through the article, learn why the statements are false and think about how to talk to students about the realities behind each myth.
How many of these myths have you heard?
- Most immigrants are here illegally.
- It’s easy to enter the country legally. My ancestors did; why can’t immigrants today?
- Today’s immigrants don’t want to learn English.
- Immigrants take good jobs from U.S. citizens.
- “The worst” people from other countries are coming to the United States and bringing crime and violence.
- Undocumented immigrants don’t pay taxes and burden the national economy.
- The United States is being overrun by immigrants like never before.
- We can stop undocumented immigrants coming to the United States by building a wall along the border with Mexico.
- Banning immigrants and refugees from majority-Muslim countries will protect the United States from terrorists.
- Refugees are not screened before entering the United States.
- Chevy Chase: Thursdays, February 9 – April 13, 2017
- Gaithersburg: Wednesdays, February 8 – April 12, 2017
- Germantown: Mondays, February 6 – April 17, 2017
- Kensington Park: Fridays, February 10 – April 14, 2017
- Long Branch: Wednesdays and Saturdays, February 8 – April 15, 2017
- Olney : Thursdays, February 9 – April 13, 2017
- Poolesville: Fridays, February 10 – April 14, 2017
- Silver Spring: Tuesdays, February 7 – April 18, 2017
- Twinbrook: Tuesdays, February 7 – April 18, 2017
- Before a Crisis Occurs. How can you and other school leaders assess your school’s climate with an eye toward defusing tension, preventing escalation and avoiding problems?
- When There’s a Crisis. What are the nine key points to consider when responding to a crisis that has been triggered by a bias incident at your school?
- After the Worst is Over. How can you address long-term planning and capacity building for the future, including development of social emotional skills?
- General overview of current immigration issues
- Status of executive orders and what it means
- What legal options are available
- Question and Answer session
- Discover healthy eating solutions for everyday life
- Find tools to set and achieve your goals
- Watch videos on how simple making healthy choices can be