Teaching Social Issues
Students gather information about social issues, and use the information to form opinions and suggest solutions. Students develop an educational campaign related to an issue on which they choose to focus.
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African Artist El Anatsui as a Reflection of African Culture: Human Rights Issues and Activism Through Art
Students explore global issues through visual art analysis. In this African art lesson, students examine works by El Anatsui and discussing their human rights themes. Students then design lesson plans based on their findings.
12th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Welcome to the Blogosphere
Create a blog spot for your classroom and promote online discussions. There are several blogging websites listed here, and you can create one specific to each class or one collective site. Teach your learners how to post on the blog, and...
6th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
New Review Modern: Industrialization and Global Integration
The 18th and 19th centuries saw so many political revolutions around the world that it's difficult to consider the importance and influence of the revolutions that affected each country differently: the agricultural and industrial...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Civic Engagement and U.S. Immigration Policy
To conclude their study of immigration and human rights, class members create a civic engagement project centered on an issue of immigration and designed to influence US immigration policy. They examine examples of attempts to influence...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
A Teaching Guide on Local and Global Transitional Justice
The Road to Peace introduces learners to the concept of transitional justice, a process where nations examine the causes of conflict, identify abuses, and use this information to develop a plan to transition to a society that upholds...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Philosophy - Aristotle
How easy is it to change your virtues? High schoolers learn about Aristotle and his philosophical views with a short analysis video. It links the value of art, particularly drama, to one's virtues, values, friendships, and social...
8 mins 9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Statement of Principles
Young scholars create their own work of art that serves as a social commentary. In this art statement lesson, students research how art conveyed moral and ethical ideals during the Neoclassical period and create a drawing that addresses...
10th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts