5 Tips For Teaching Immigration to Elementary Students

Population Education. Pete Bailey, “5 Tips For Teaching Immigration to Elementary Students,” October, 2019. “

Immigration is a hot button issue in the United States and around the world. Therefore, it is likely that students as young as elementary school have heard about immigration in some way or another. Because students may have varying background knowledge on the subject, it is important to fill in any gaps and correct misconceptions about why people immigrate, who immigrants are, and why immigration has always been a hallmark of the United States.”