Whole School-Read Planning Guide: Coming of Age in a Complex World
This planning guide will help you design and implement a Coming of Age Whole-School Read that centers students’ voices and experiences.
What Do We Do with a Difference?
A poem by James Berry invites us to question the ways we as individuals and societies react to difference.
"Unworthy to Live"
Learn about the Nazis’ medical killing program that was responsible for the murder of mentally and physically disabled people during World War II.
Protesting Medical Killing
Explore the stories of three German ministers who chose to speak out against the Nazis’ "euthanasia" program.
From Reflection to Action: A Choosing to Participate Toolkit
This guide contains a flexible collection of activities, readings, lessons, and strategies designed to help you develop a meaningful civic education experience in your classroom.
10 Questions for Young Changemakers
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.
Reflection and Action for Civic Participation
Students consider the importance of young people in democracy and analyze stories of civic participation using a ten-question framework.
Nazi Eugenics Exhibition Poster
This poster from a eugenics exhibition in the 1930s reads, “Sterilization is Liberation, Not a Punishment.” Three handicapped children are also pictured with the caption, “Who would want to be responsible for this?”