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Student Response and Action in the Age of Global Migration

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Angela Lee

is a world history educator, and serves on the Massachusetts Department of Education’s History and Social Studies Standards Review panel,  as well as the World History Association (WHA) Teaching Committee. She previously served on the advisory board for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) funded project, World History Commons. She is a leader in the AP World History Community throughout the United States.

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Lesson Summary:

This is a World History-Migration lesson. Students will engage in a simulated digital journey of Syrian refugees and learn about refugees’ stories. Students connect the historic consequences of forced migration to the current refugee crisis.

ISTE Standards:

1.1 Empowered Learner 

1.3 (Knowledge Constructor

Try One New Thing:

There are many different online “Choose Your Own Adventure” (CYOA) or interactive simulation experiences for students to explore. It is a great way to bring historical empathy into the lesson and topic. Students can create their own CYOA through interactive slides or forms on both the Microsoft and Google platforms.

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