Students look at evidence of the changing demographics of the United States and analyze what it suggests about the complexity of the country’s national identity.
Students reflect on how the Holocaust can educate us about our responsibilities to confront genocide and injustice today.
Students establish a safe space for holding sensitive conversations, before introducing the events surrounding Ferguson, by acknowledging people's complicated feelings about race and creating a classroom contract.
Students learn about important events that occurred during Priestley’s lifetime, completing a human timeline to understand their chronology, and are introduced to the concepts of socialism and capitalism.
After viewing the documentary film Regret to Inform, students examine the impact of the Vietnam War on the lives of war widows from all sides of the conflict.