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AUTHOR

Kaitlin Cyca

Kaitlin Cyca is a Canadian author and graduate of the University of Saskatchewan in the fields of sociology and political science. Much of her work is centered around deconstructing the insidiousness of systemic oppression and the amplification of marginalized voices. In 2019, Kaitlin is set to release her debut novel, The Day the Lilies Died , in which she interweaves the dark and twisted world of science fiction with the even darker reality of socio-political oppression.
THE MOMENT

Shutting Down Immigration Myths

News right now is dominated by rhetoric that casts immigrants as dangerous and is likely leaving Americans of many identities, including some of your students, feeling fearful and angry. Today, consider using these resources to teach your students about the long legacy of mistrust and discrimination immigrants from many countries have endured and how we can all use our voices to resist myths and misinformation.

LEARNING PLAN

Gender Dysphoria

  • What are my identities?
  • How do I see myself? Is it the same way others see me?
  • What identities do I share with my family? What identities do I have that are different from my family?
  • Does my identity mean I get to do things other kids can’t, or keep me from doing something?
  • How do I benefit from my identities?
  • Grade Level
    Subject
    SEL
    Social Justice Domains