The Indian-American diaspora is one of the largest immigrant diasporas in the United States, at 3.2 million at last count. Our story is complex: the racist “model minority” myth of a uniformly successful diaspora often obscures the rampant post-9/11 Islamophobia, poverty among unskilled laborers, and high rates of mental illness within the community.

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The Indian-American diaspora is one of the largest immigrant diasporas in the United States, at 3.2 million at last count. Our story is complex: the racist “model minority” myth of a uniformly successful diaspora often obscures the rampant post-9/11 Islamophobia, poverty among unskilled laborers, and high rates of mental illness within the community.

Application

Requirements

The workshop is a chance for teachers to create and develop lesson plans and units that suit the needs of their individual classrooms, all while receiving feedback from a community of subject matter experts, facilitators, and fellow teacher participants.

Requirements include:

  • at least 8 lesson plans on some aspect of subject matter discussed in the workshop or a research area of the teacher’s interest. Lesson plans may also take the form of comprehensive revision of an existing lesson plan, assessments or project guidelines, discussion questions, professional development activities for other teachers, guides to facilitate a relevant administrative meeting, parent meeting scripts, or other teacher products
  • attendance at and participation in all workshop activities and field trips
  • timely submission of materials and reimbursement requests
  • communication with facilitators on needs or difficulties in completing requirements

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