Things continue to get crazier and crazier – The Wall, refugee ban, firing of the Attorney General.

Today, I just had student share how they were feeling, assured them they were welcome at our school, and told them to let me know if anyone – inside or outside of school – made them or their families feel unwelcome.

Tomorrow, our ELL U.S. History class will do a refresher lesson on the Branches of Government and separation of powers.

What Do I Say to Students? is from Teaching Tolerance and is filled with good suggestions and resources.

Here is a lesson plan that is perfect for this week: NY Times Learning Network Provides Excellent Lesson Plan On Refugee Ban

3 Ways to Address the Latest News on Immigration With Your Students is new from Facing History.

I wrote a series of posts last year on Islamophobia and schools.

A Look Back: “Wash. Post Publishes Letters From My Students To Trump (ELL Sentence Frames Included)” is also still timely and useful.

Feel free to offer other ideas and resources in the comments section.