Externalities, Property Rights and Pollution
Students discuss the positive and negative externalities of various situations. They use the concept of property rights in discussing specific problems.
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Understanding Human Rights Through One Woman's Struggle: Aung San Suu Kyi
Learners analyze human rights in the international community. In this human rights lesson, students explore the United Nations, and the Declaration of Human Rights. Learners read about Aung San Suu Kyi and watch a video about human...
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Religion in Culture & Politics: Women’s empowerment in Syria
What defines a woman as empowered, and how does this definition compare to the ideas and actions of a group of Muslim women in Syria? After watching a series of video clips from a documentary film about a school for girls in Damascus,...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Lesson: Collect Oral Histories About the Genocide in Guatemala
Begin this powerful study on the Guatemalan genocide with a nine-minute video clip, which can be easily found online. The excerpt introduces the class to this tragedy through a personal account, which is what they will be collecting....
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
African-American Soldiers After World War I: Had Race Relations Changed?
Students utilize an online database to conduct research and analyze the conditions for African-Americans before and after World War I. They consider the role of the 92nd and 93rd divisions in affecting social change.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Words Really Matter: Examining Language at School
Help your students gain sensitivity and become aware of the implications of the words they see, hear, and use about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. After making lists of words or phrases they hear or use in school...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
The Psychology Behind Irrational Decisions
Heuristics? Prospect Theory? Behavioral Economics? Who would have thought so much research has gone into studying approaches to problem solving and decision making. This short video takes a look at the psychology behind decision making.
5 mins 10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Taking the Human Rights Temperature of Your School
Students evaluate their school's human rights climate using criteria derived from the universal Declaration of Human Rights. They identify areas of particular concern and develop an action plan to begin addressing the issues.
6th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History