Model United Nations
Students simulate a U.N. General Assembly. They discuss global issues. They practice public speaking, problem solving and conflict resolution.
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A Lesson To Accompany "The First Bank of the United States: A Chapter in the History of Central Banking"
Here is an interesting topic. Learners examine the economics that led to the founding of the First Bank of America. They participate in a reader's theater experience depicting the debate between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
New Review The Nature of Happiness
The U.S. Constitution states that the pursuit of happiness is an inalienable right. The United Nations' Global Happiness Index ranks countries according to the happiness of its citizens. As part of a discussion of the nature of...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The History Blueprint: The Cold War (World)
How and why was the Cold War fought? A carefully crafted, inquiry-based unit covers seven major topics: the roots of the Cold war, decolonization and nationalism, the three-world order, American foreign policy, American domestic policy,...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Immigration Illumination Project Curriculum Materials
Gain an understanding of the complex topic of immigration with a collection of resources. Class members engage in a series of activities designed to give them insight into the factors that influence immigration policies and the effects...
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Deficits and Debts
Should the escalating national debt be keeping you up at night with worry? Not necessarily, as explained by an entertaining video by Crash Course economics. Learn about the ways that a high GDP can contribute to the health of an economy...
8 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
McMUN Model United Nations
If you have been searching for a plan to run a model U.N. simulation, this plan provides some bare bones for your lesson. Scholars break into blocs to research and discuss global issues and come up with collaborative solutions. In their...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
"Virtual" Model United Nations Day
Young scholars identify and analyze that Global Interdependence and Internationalism have become major themes in human activity in the areas of population, environment, the world economy, and the United Nations. Students identify the...
4th - 12th English Language Arts
Historical Role Models
"History can teach us much more than just the facts. It's full of examples of how to live better." One of the greatest benefits of studying history is the inspiration we can draw from those who have worked to make a difference in the...
3 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History