Forever Young: America’s Obsession with Never Growing Old
Why is it so important to appear young? Invite your learners to read an article that tackles this question, respond to text-based questions about the article, and decide if they agree or disagree with the author by jotting down notes to...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
What's Wrong with Our Food System
In this engaging video, 11-year-old Birke Baehr describes what he calls "the dark side of the industrialized food system". Explaining everything from genetically engineered seeds and organisms to Confined Animal Feeding Operations...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Great discussions don't just happen. The seeds have to be planted and nurtured to grow and blossom into respectful, meaningful exchanges. Here's a resource that models a strategy for class members, and instructors, that produces such...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Why Are We So Attached to Our Things?
Jean Piaget discovered that ownership has a huge impact on our psychology at a very young age. Watch a video that explains how our things carry a huge impact on human nature, and the idea that ownership greatly contributes to the...
5 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Public Speaking Tip for Kids - Using Hand Gestures
A British man shows what people tend to do with their hands when they are nervous and first begin public speaking. He encourages the viewer to just leave your hands at your sides, and you will probably gesture normally as you begin to talk.
1 min 4th - 8th English Language Arts