Students discuss ethical dilemmas in a cooperative setting, and compare today's social problems with those present during the rise of the Nazi party.
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Making Change: Revolutionary Tactics of the Civil Rights Movement
The film American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs introduces viewers to the differing philosophies of and strategies employed by 1960s civil rights leaders such as Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. and the debate over...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
An Introduction to Gordon Allport’s The Nature of Prejudice
According to Gordon Allport, stereotypes are ingrained in the human brain as a way to reach quick conclusions. His 1979 text The Nature of Prejudice explains that people fill in the gaps of their knowledge with the clues around them,...
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Culture is Like an Iceberg
What influences the way you dress, or celebrate holidays, or connect with your friends? Explore the cultural traits that are not easily seen with an engaging discussion. Using the model of an iceberg, learners place features of culture...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Decision-Making: Introduction to the Unit
Make your classroom a supportive and communicative place to be before beginning a unit on the Holocaust. Working together as a class, learners reflect on their previous experiences of classroom discussions before establishing a...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History