"Cool" Parent VS. "Messed-Up" Parent
Students build critical thinking, self-esteem, and establish personal goals.
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Planning to Parent: Do I Want Children? How Many? When?
Using the jigsaw method, ten different life situations relating to parenting are evaluated and then presented to the class. Through this experience, participants understand the reasons for choosing whether or not to have children, how...
9th - 10th Health
When Grandparents Are The Only Parents
Students examine the way American families are changing. In groups, they discuss the impact of grandparents being the only parents to their grandchildren. They identify the mixed emotions felt by all members of the family and share...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Exploring Parent-Child Relationships Through Letter Writing
The PBS film, Bronx Princess, launches a study of complex parent-child relationships. Using the provided reading guide, viewers respond to clips from the film and compare Rocky and Yaa’s relationship to other parent-child relationships....
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Parents Hand Out Unusual Punishments
Students discuss how they are disciplined at home, then read a news article about some unusual punishments given to children. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity,...
2nd - 7th Social Studies & History