WORKSHOPS | SPECIAL EVENTS
Immigration: Shaping the American People
August 18-22, 2008
In this workshop, teachers will focus on the multiple
waves of American immigration since the colonial period. Themes include;
factors that movivated
different groups of immigrants, individual and group contributions of
immigrants to American history, responses to immigration over time, in
persistent strains of nativism in American society, changing national
immigration policy, and the major internal migrations of Americans.
Teachers will develop lesson plans on topics related to these themes that
incorporate the literacy strategies presented at the workshop.
Resources for workshop participants
Area teachers and Binghamton University graduate students interested in
in any of the Center's programs should contact the Center's Project
Coordinator, Melyssa Wrisley, at (607) 777-6769 or via email.
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