This teaching idea contains strategies and activities for supporting your students in the aftermath of a mass shooting, terrorist attack, or other violent event.
Use this teaching idea to help your students draw connections between the long history of black women’s activism against sexual violence and gender discrimination with the #MeToo movement today. The questions and activities focus on the experiences of Recy Taylor, Rosa Parks, and Essie Favrot.
As the 70th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights approaches, take the opportunity to teach students about the ideals stipulated in the UDHR and to evaluate its successes and shortcomings.
Help students examine the questions about "patriotism" that are at the heart of the national debate over professional athletes taking a knee during the national anthem in protest of racial injustice.
This lesson plan provides historical context and key questions to help teach about Poland's Holocaust law. In 2018 Poland’s president signed a bill into law which makes it illegal to accuse the nation of complicity in crimes committed by Nazi Germany, including the Holocaust.
Many students considered participating in the national school walkouts to protest gun violence following the Parkland, Florida school shooting. Use this teaching idea to explore the rich history of youth activism from the 1960s to present day. You'll prepare them to think critically as they examine current events through a historical lens and equip them with tools and strategies to engage in difficult conversations.