Safe Schools: Lessons From The Sites
Students analyze efforts to keep students safe at school. They learn statistics relating to the types of crimes committed at schools.
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Lesson: Collect Oral Histories About the Genocide in Guatemala
Begin this powerful study on the Guatemalan genocide with a nine-minute video clip, which can be easily found online. The excerpt introduces the class to this tragedy through a personal account, which is what they will be collecting....
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Students and Freedom of Expression
Should schools restrict young scholars' freedom of expression? Expert groups examine one of six primary source documents and then engage in a jigsaw discussion of this hot-button topic. Individuals then craft an expository essay, taking...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Unemployment Rate Primer
Ever wonder how the Bureau of Labor Statistics calculates the ever-changing unemployment rate? Sal begins explaining this by breaking down the US population into subsets, including the labor force and the unemployed. He explains the...
10 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Words Really Matter: Examining Language at School
Help your students gain sensitivity and become aware of the implications of the words they see, hear, and use about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. After making lists of words or phrases they hear or use in school...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
The Victor's Virtue: A Cultural History of Sport
Pupils explore the meaning of the ancient Greek word aretê and the place of virtue in historical athletic competition and modern sports. They begin by reading an informational text on the goal of sports in education, and then evaluate...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Funding "Great" Schools For All in America
Young scholars use research skills and primary sources to complete a equal educational opportunities scavenger hunt activity in pairs. They locate key facts, examples, and information about the inequities in U.S. schools and create...
6th - Higher Ed English Language Arts