Your Phone is Now a Refugee’s Phone

Directions: watch on a mobile If you had to flee your country, what’s the one piece of technology you would take with you? This striking film, designed to watch on a mobile phone, helps the viewer to experience with immediacy the confusion and fear fac …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Streaming Audio, Webpage
School Level: College/University, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: BBC Media Action

A Refugee’s Story – Lesson Plan

This lesson plan is intended for educators to use digital media to contextualize the current refugee crisis stemming from Syria. Specifically, educators will utilize “Welcome to Canada”, a short film focused on a single refugee, Mohammed Alsaleh” and d …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Downloadable File, Streaming Video, Webpage
School Level: College/University, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Global Oneness Project

Learning to Listen: Teaching the Middle East Migration Crisis through Refugee Narratives

This lesson gives students the information and context to explore the human narratives of individual refugees from the Middle East, and to analyze those narratives to discover the causes of migration, the paths and obstacles migrants and refugees face …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Qatar Foundation International

Refugees Around the World

Through this lesson plan, students will evaluate the essential question: How are refugee experiences unique and how are they universal? Students will learn about the refugee crisis in a more personal narrative and watch video clips depicting daily expe …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Qatar Foundation International

Syrian Refugee Crisis: #Is it my problem

Through this lesson plan, students will explore the concepts of collective and individual responsibility in relation to the refugee crisis in Syria. This lesson was originally created for middle school language arts but can be easily adapted for elemen …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Qatar Foundation International

The Faces and Voices of the Refugee Crisis

Through this lesson plan, students will analyze the stories of individuals to gain a more complete and empathetic understanding of the experiences of the refugees we see in the news. Students will evaluate the question: Who is a refugee? This lesson wa …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Qatar Foundation International

Déjà vu? An Analysis on the Holocaust and the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Through this lesson plan, students will analyze how the Holocaust and the Syrian Refugee Crisis relate. Students will evaluate the question: How does history/historical events inform contemporary issues? This lesson was originally created for middle sc …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Qatar Foundation International

Understanding the Refugee Crisis – What Would You Bring?

Through this lesson plan, students will independently brainstorm preconceptions about refugees, explore refugee narratives in a whole group and small groups, and compare and contrast the Syrian refugee crisis with other historical examples of migration …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Qatar Foundation International