Provide students with an opportunity to explore their understanding of democracy and to make meaning of current events about democracies at risk in the world today.
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.
Many students are considering participating in the national school walkouts to protest gun violence following the Parkland, Florida school shooting. Use our new 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.