The Eleventh Hour
Students examine their own understanding of the issues and events that are framing this year's presidential race. They explore the candidates' stances on eight issues and present their findings to the class.
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A Lifetime of Responsibilities: Child Labor in Alabama
Imagine children working long hours in factories, coal mines, and in the fields. Class members examine a series of pictures and read about early attempts to regulate child labor and current child labor laws.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Veteran's Day—Honoring All That Served
Looking for ideas on ways to recognize Veteran's Day? Check out this 92-page packet that includes exercises designed for all grade levels. Reading passages detail the history of the holiday, research projects get individuals involved in...
Pre-K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Honoring All Who Served Veterans Day
November 11th, Veterans Day, is a holiday set aside to honor all those who have served in the military. Here's a resource packed with ideas, activities, projects, and materials that will provide inspiration for ways to celebrate those...
K - 12th Social Studies & History
Bailout 6: Getting an equity infusion
What does a bank do when it has reached the end of its equity? Sal demonstrates the eleventh hour attempts by banks to liquidate all assets before doomsday. He also covers some of the rationale behind not accepting market prices and...
12 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History
Canadians Remember in November
Students discover the valuable contributions that Canadian soliders made during World Wars, Korea, Afghanistan, and in peacekeeping operations. They demonstrate their knowledge of Remembrance Day by creating a triptych depicting events...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
Ray Frank on Gratitude and Repentance
Students explore Ray Frank's biography and achievements in relation to expressing gratitude and repentance. They create a list of the things they are grateful for and what repentance means to them. After listening to a Talmudic story,...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History