Solutions or Impossibilities? HIV Prevention for African Children
Students analyze maps for clues as to why students and mothers in both urban and rural areas of Africa may not fight HIV the same way as those in wealthier countries. They write an essay outlining solutions to the AIDS epidemic.
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The Power of Nonviolence: The Children's March
What was the Children's Crusade and how did it impact the civil rights movement in the United States? Your young learners will learn about this incredible event through a variety of instructional activities, from reading a poem and...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
If You're Not Part of the Solution, You're Part of the Problem—6th Grade
Sixth graders determine ways to prevent bullying. For this character education activity, 6th graders explore why people bully others and what to do if they are a witness to bullying. Students brainstorm a list of actions to take to...
6th Social Studies & History
Wife inheritance and the AIDS epidemic in Africa
Complex problems require complex solutions. After reading a news article about how the tradition of wife inheritance in many African countries has contributed to the spread of AIDS, class members participate in a Paideia seminar and...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Building a Community: Responsibility and Leadership
Somewhere around 660,000 South African children have been orphaned due to AIDS diagnoses in their family. Carol Dyanti, or Mama Carol, has dedicated herself to providing for these children. Discuss other prominent figures and their...
8th - 10th English Language Arts