We found 37 resources with the concept activism
What Does It Take to Be a Peacebuilder?
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewIs the spirit of peacebuilding already inside you? Scholars take a closer look at the characteristics of peacebuilders, past and present, in lesson 13 of a 15-part series. Individuals identify common traits of peacebuilders, then work...
Organizations Working for Peace
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewFrom helping refugees to negotiating peace treaties, the peacekeepers of the world keep busy! Introduce young activists to the many individuals and organizations throughout the world that work daily toward peace. 14th in a series of 15...
A Job Fit for a King—Martin Luther King, Jr.
6th - 12th
The third Monday in January marks the day that we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the legacy he left behind. His leadership and commitment to the civil rights movement will never be forgotten. Celebrate his achievements, struggles, and perseverance with a collection that looks deep into his life and speeches. Learners analyze his most famous speech, as well as the movements he led including The March on Washington, The Montgomery Bus Boycott, The Albany Movement, The Birmingham Campaign, The Chicago Campaign, and The Memphis Sanitation Worker's Strike.
Youth Activism and the Dakota Access Pipeline
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Do young people have a role in social movements? Should they? The involvement of young people in the Dakota Access Pipeline is the focus of a resource that asks class members to examine letters written by native youths who oppose the...
Museum of Tolerance: Teaching Tolerance
7th - 12th
How do you teach classes to recognize and confront intolerance? To recognize their preconceptions and commit to change? The materials in this collection, prepared by the Museum of Tolerance, are designed to achieve these goals. Whether or not a visit to the Museum is in the works for your classes, they will benefit from the activities and exercises in this collection designed to promote tolerance and understanding.
Making Lemonade: Responding to Oppression in Empowering Ways
11th CCSS: Adaptable
An activity focused on tolerance encourages class members to consider how they might respond when they or someone else is the target of oppression and discrimination. After researching how some key figures responded to the anti-Semitism...
Martin Luther King, Jr.: What Did He Do? Why Does It Matter?
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Young historians examine the work of Martin Luther King Jr. by reading and answering questions about the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Albany Movement, the Birmingham and Chicago campaigns, and the Memphis Sanitation Worker's Strike.
Country Solutions Step 3: Who You Gonna Call?
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
When a problem arises, who is the best for addressing it: an individual, a group, or the government? Given a hypothetical scenario of a science teacher needing more money for her class than the school has to offer, your class members...
Practice Test: Civic Responsibilities in American Society
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is voting in American democracy a right or privilege? What exactly are civic responsibilities? Here is a 20-question multiple-choice assessment that covers a wide range of items related to civic duty in American society.
Lesson: Unmonumental: War, Politics, and Protest
9th - 12th
Get those upper graders thinking about the world, social conflict, and art as a catalyst for change. They'll uncover the meanings behind four abstract works, intended to spread awareness of the need for social change. Kids are then asked...
Activism or Slacktivism? The "Stop Kony" Campaign as a Teachable Moment
10th - 12th
Engage your learners in global events. The makers of the film Invisible Children began the Kony 2012 Campaign to bring awareness to the Lord's Resistance Army. You can show your class the video Kony 2012 and spark discussion with the...