Explore with your students why young people are calling for action against climate change and some of the strategies they can use to make a difference on this issue.
Entry from the diary of Yitskhok Rudashevski from December 10, 1942, his fifteenth birthday, in which he reflects upon his time spent in the Vilna ghetto and his hopes for the future.
Wednesday the 10th of December 
An entry from the diary of Yitskhok Rudashevski from March 18, 1943, in which he describes his intellectual studies and creative pursuits within the Vilna Ghetto.
Thursday the 18th [March 1943]
An entry from the diary of Yitskhok Rudashevski from March 14, 1943, in which he describes a celebration in the Vilna Ghetto.
Sunday the 14th of March 
An entry from the diary of Yitskhok Rudashevski from March 10, 1943, in which he describes preparations for the upcoming exhibition in the Vilna Ghetto.
Wednesday the 10th of March 
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.
Duncan Campbell Scott was to run the residential school system at its peak— that is, between 1913 and 1932. Scott was what might be called an extreme assimilationist. As a career civil servant, he was involved in Aboriginal affairs throughout his career (he proposed several amendments to the Indian Act and negotiated one of the major treaties). More importantly, he oversaw the operation of the residential schools.