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Giving Without Borders
Students assess the mission, accomplishments and global impact of Doctors Without Borders, the medical relief organization awarded the 1999 Nobel Peace Prize. They analyze stories of recent work done in different countries around the world.
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Getting the Most out of Teaching with Newspapers
No matter what subject you're teaching, you'll find some fun and innovative ideas for using newspapers in your classroom with a helpful resource. Based on Getting the Most Out of Teaching with Newspapers by Rebecca Olien, the series of...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Cold War
Take your instruction on the Cold War to the next level by having learners participate in a group role-playing exercise, working to convey pertinent information and illustrate the intense anxiety related to this time period in the United...
10th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Extra extra, read all about record levels of civic duty and social responsibility! Here is a handout featuring USA Today news articles on recent surging volunteer rates, such as among college freshmen, celebrity activists, or in the...
4 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Helping Hands: Charities
Young scholars read an article about philanthropy and how to dertermine a worthy charity. They participate in class discussion and decide how they would spend $5,000 for charity. Students then develop a presentation to persuade others to...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Quarters From Kids-Power, Generosity and Leadership
Students explore the concept of philanthropy. In this service learning lesson, students discover non-profit organizations that send relief in the wake of natural disasters. Students organize a fund drive to support an organization and...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History