Role-Playing the Ashland/Wal-Mart Story
Students, in a talk show format, role-play persons involved in the Ashland/Wal-Mart story.
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Exploring the Electoral College
Does your vote really count? This activity helps young voters learn about the electoral college through a TED talk, a helpful handout, discussion prompts, and then a role-playing activity that has participants simulating an election on a...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
Refugees and Asylum Seekers
To gain a deeper understanding of the plight of refugees and asylum seekers, class members read stories written from the point of view of an emigrant, map the individual's journey, and note the human rights affected by each stage of the...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Wal-Marts Everywhere! Exporting American Companies
Students examine role Wal-Mart and McDonald's have played in globalization. The class is divided into two groups and research the global "reach" of either Wal-Mart or McDonald's. They investigate guidelines for businesses in another...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
Facilitating the Difficult Dialogue: Role Plays
Students share stories and role play about a time when they participated in, or facilitated, a discussion on racism, sexism, classism, heterosexism, or another form of oppression that took an unexpected turn and caused conflict that was...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Story Behind Your Glasses
Get a new view of vision enhancement with this innovative little film. The history of man's use of lenses and the advancement of optic technology is perused with captivating graphic animation and easy-to-follow narration. Incorporate...
4 mins 8th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable