What are refugees and internally displaced persons? CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.7 Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words in order to address a question or solve a problem.

What are refugees and internally displaced persons? CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.7 Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words in order to address a question or solve a problem.

Everyone's heard about the refugees but how can we help them? From across the world, what can we do? Here are 8 suggestions for you to take action!

Everyone's heard about the refugees but how can we help them? From across the world, what can we do? Here are 8 suggestions for you to take action!

Where are migrants coming from? Where are they going? What’s next? What are refugees? Background and teaching resources from the National Geographic Education Blog.

Where are migrants coming from? Where are they going? What’s next? What are refugees? Background and teaching resources from the National Geographic Education Blog.

40 Ways to Help Refugees in Your Community | Mormon Channel.  This could be incorporated into the service challenge we are giving to the youth for the remainder of the year.  Also ties into the lesson "What is the Lord's way for providing for the poor and needy?"

40 Ways to Help Refugees in Your Community | Mormon Channel. This could be incorporated into the service challenge we are giving to the youth for the remainder of the year. Also ties into the lesson "What is the Lord's way for providing for the poor and needy?"

wilwheaton:  salon:  1. Eliminating the Income Tax Would Stop Outsourcing. Former Governor Mike Huckabee criticized outsourcing practices that have eliminated much of Americas industrial base. But his solution was bizarre; he promoted the FairTax which would eliminate the income tax and place a large sales tax on all purchases. The number one reason companies outsource is for wage costs not taxes. Its unclear why Huckabee thinks spiking the costs of all purchases which is what a national…

wilwheaton: salon: 1. Eliminating the Income Tax Would Stop Outsourcing. Former Governor Mike Huckabee criticized outsourcing practices that have eliminated much of Americas industrial base. But his solution was bizarre; he promoted the FairTax which would eliminate the income tax and place a large sales tax on all purchases. The number one reason companies outsource is for wage costs not taxes. Its unclear why Huckabee thinks spiking the costs of all purchases which is what a national…

And AidSpeak (the #AidSource external blog) is now part of The Guardian Global Development Blogosphere. WOOT!

And AidSpeak (the #AidSource external blog) is now part of The Guardian Global Development Blogosphere. WOOT!

Last week in the town of Hannover in Germany, Muslim migrants, no longer pretending to be “refugees”, marched through the city streets waving the black flag of ISIS and claiming the land for Allah. I don’t know how many times we have to say it – but – they are not refugees and they are not migrants. They are Islamic jihadis who are acting en masse to claim Europe for Allah and Islam. They are not assimilating and they will not assimilate into the culture of their host nations. They will…

Last week in the town of Hannover in Germany, Muslim migrants, no longer pretending to be “refugees”, marched through the city streets waving the black flag of ISIS and claiming the land for Allah. I don’t know how many times we have to say it – but – they are not refugees and they are not migrants. They are Islamic jihadis who are acting en masse to claim Europe for Allah and Islam. They are not assimilating and they will not assimilate into the culture of their host nations. They will…

A reminder that we really can't understand someone unless we've walked in his shoes. And a good reminder to be grateful for what we do have

A reminder that we really can't understand someone unless we've walked in his shoes. And a good reminder to be grateful for what we do have

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