In this article from the BloomBoard Marketplace, Sally Ryan, a 4th grade teacher at Crow Island School in Winnetka, IL, shares how she crafted a learning opportunity that helped her students open their minds and hearts to see the world and its people in broader terms. Ryan recounts how she brought the struggle of immigration to life for her students through the power of interview, enlisting the help of an Iranian immigrant going through the naturalization process to share his story with the class.
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