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Emigrating from Russia

Late 19th Century US Immigration West 2 students played a simulation game that allowed them to imagine what it would have been like for a Russian Ashkenazic Jewish family to flee their country and come to America in 1882.  In order to meaningfully engage students in this historical experience,  6 stations were set up around the Arboretum. Each station contained… Read More

Blog Action Day

Blog Action Day (link http://www.blogactionday.org/ ) is a yearly event which brings together bloggers across the globe to use their voice to take action on a specific topic. This year the High Schoolers participated as a part of their Humanities experience. Over the course of two days, students explored the idea of #raiseyourvoice, learning about how there are people who… Read More