Learning what it Means to be an Immigrant

I teach a multicultural education course that is required for all Education majors at the University of Maine. Where some of my students come from, Somali refugees have settled recently. Can my students draw from their backgrounds to learn what it means to be an immigrant? The conceptual framework for my course is the multicultural curriculum process developed […]

Visiting Where your Ancestors Lived

While increasingly one can find information about family history online, you may also learn a great deal visiting where your ancestors lived, if at all possible. I have had the opportunity to visit small towns in Illinois, Tennessee, and Colorado, and found such visits very helpful! The first time I tried such a visit, I […]