Teaching Resources

Teaching with Family Photographs:

“Writing With Family Album Histories” in Teachers and Writers Magazine               (1983, Vol. 14, No. 5)  http://teachersandwritersmagazine.org/writing-with-family-album-photos-1912.htm.  Students produce original poetry through a close reading of a single family photo. Grades 6-12.

Digital Humanities, Teaching Guides, and the Asian American Experience: 

“The Power of Words”  from the Japanese American Citizen League.  https://jacl.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Power-of-Words-Rev.-Term.-Handbook.pdAn educational campaign around the language of JA Incarceration.

“Teaching World War II Japanese Incarceration with Primary Sources” from DENSHO. http://www.densho.org/teaching-with-primary-sources/.  An outstanding resource for educators and students alike, complete with video-based and primary document driven lesson plans.

“Chinese Railroad Workers Project in North America Project at Stanford University.”http://web.stanford.edu/group/chineserailroad/cgi-bin/wordpress/.

“An Introduction to South Asian American History” from South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA). https://www.saada.org/resources/introduction

Lesson Plans for Teaching South Asian America from South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA). https://www.saada.org/resources/lessonplans

People of Color Online Classroom. http://www.poconlineclassroom.com/ (resources, syllabi, blogs, zines)