We the People: 270 out of 538
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Students engage in a lesson that helps them better explain the quadrennial ritual surrounding the election of a president in the United States of America.
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New Review Early Modern: Global Interactions
The moment Christopher Columbus's ships touched the shores of a New World, the old world changed forever. But has it been for the better? High schoolers consider the effectiveness, benefits, and drawbacks of the Columbian Exchange with a...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What Makes Good People Do Bad Things?
Phillip Zimbardo's famous Stanford Prison Experiment is the subject of Melissa Dittmann's article that considers situations that can foster brutal and even evil behavior. After reading about the conclusions researchers drew from...
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Diversity in Media: Looking Critically at What We See
This learning experience fosters awareness of representations we see, and don't see, in the media. Learners list TV programs, games, and films they enjoy, identify characters' ethnic, religious, (dis)ability, and sexual orientation...
8th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Date on Chinese Foreign Assets Increase in 2010
In further analysis of the Chinese Central Bank's documentation, Sal examines how much of the M1 supply increase was spend on foreign assets. He calculates the numbers for 2009/10, converting them to dollars to help scholars comprehend...
4 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Philosophy - Plato
Some of the best advice for society, relationships, and personal growth was written nearly 3,000 years ago. High schoolers learn more about Plato's four ideas for reaching eudaimonia, or "fulfillment," in an explanatory video.
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Data on Chinese M1 Increase in 2010
In order to prove the points about the Chinese-US trade imbalance Sal made in previous videos, he presents documentation from the Chinese Central Bank that shows the M1 money supply on a monthly basis. He compares the total Yuan supply...
3 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Chinese Central Bank Buying Treasuries
The first several minutes of this clip are a review of the hypothetical China-U.S. trade scenario Sal mapped out in previous videos. Then, he begins to further outline how the Yuan can resist appreciation because of interference by the...
12 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
American-Chinese Debt Loop
After watching the videos on foreign exchange and trade, your scholars may be wondering how exactly American debt purchasing has led to lower interest rates. Here's their answer. Sal reviews the Chinese investment cycle in US treasuries,...
15 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
The Benefits of a Good Night's Sleep
It's well known that people should get eight hours of sleep each night, but exactly why is that? Follow along with this short video as it investigates the crucial role sleep plays not only in peoples' physical health, but their memory...
6 mins 7th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable