This unit uses the 10 Questions Framework to explore two examples of youth activism: the 1963 Chicago schools boycott and the present-day movement against gun violence launched by Parkland students.
Help students become informed and effective civic participants in today's digital landscape. This unit is designed to develop students' critical thinking, news literacy, civic engagement, and social-emotional skills and competencies.
Watch this conversation with journalist and author Eli Saslow to learn how white-supremacist ideas migrated from the far-right fringe to the streets of Charlottesville and beyond.
How can students effectively leverage the power of digital tools to make civic change? Join us for a conversation with Henry Jenkins, Professor of Communication, Journalism, Cinematic Arts and Education at the University of Southern California, where we discuss the relationship between technology, learning, and civic engagement.
Explore approaches to teaching the election that focus on the history of voting, health of democracy, the factors that shape our civic decision-making, and the power of youth agency and voice.
Explore ways to critically examine your identity as an educator, examine teaching strategies to build community and trust, and share methods to facilitate reflective conversations.