Gandhi Speaks Through Clothing
Students analyze how Gandhi used the way he dressed to communicate with the Indian people. Students understand why Mahatma Gandhi was such an effective leader of the Indian struggle for independence from British colonial rule
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Integrating Gandhian Principles of Communal Unity in Mathematics
Fourth through sixth graders incorporate Gandhian principles into Math curriculum. They explore Gandhi's teachings on communal unity and economic equality. This has quite a bit of information about Gandhi and his observations and...
4th - 6th Math
Exploring Community Responsibility: The Web of My Community
Encourage class members to get involved in their community with a lesson that highlights the benefits of helping others. Through grand conversation and a visual aid that sheds light on the interconnectedness within community service,...
K - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Journey to Paradigm Shifts Guided Through the Lives of Gandhi and King
The students read "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens. Through this study the students will learn what paradigms are, and how to distinguish whether the paradigms they have established in their lives are positive or negative. In this...
6th Social Studies & History
How Can We Compare the Women of India and Pakistan?
The class takes a critical look at the differences between Pakistani and Indian women. They consider their clothing, role in society, and thier country's government. They then compare Indira Gandhi to Benizir Bhutto. This activity is...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Thoreau, Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr.
Students explore the concept of non-violent resistance. In this political philosophies lesson, students study the political tactics of Mohandas Gandhi, Henry David Thoreau, and Martin Luther King, Jr. in order to discover how each of...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
Body Language? The Language of Contemporary Fashion
Middle schoolers examine the messages given to others based on their clothing. In groups, they compare and contrast the clothes of today with those from the 1980s. While being shown a picture of a piece of clothing, they practice...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts