Exploring why people migrate is essential to understanding migration at the US–Mexico border. Use these activities to examine migration from El Salvador to the US and the factors that drive migration.
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.
Entries from the diary of Yitskhok Rudashevski from October, 1942, in which he describes several encounters with Jewish police in the Vilna ghetto.
The first ghetto days speed by
Entry from the diary of Yitskhok Rudashevski from September 6, 1941, in which he writes about being deported into the Vilna ghetto.
It is the 6th of September 
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.