Use this PBS NewsHour lesson plan to help students understand the significance of Veterans Day and the meaning of sacrifice. Students will identify important veterans in their lives, examine an interactive timeline of military history and study issues facing veterans today. Continue reading
Use this lesson to talk with your students about the mass shooting at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks. Calif. Continue reading
On Wednesday night, at least 12 people including a sheriff’s deputy were killed in a mass shooting at Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The shooter is also dead, according to officials, who said the dance bar was holding…
NewsHour Extra asked middle and high school students across America: What issue would you like to hear 2018 candidates discuss where you live and why? Read their responses below and check out the election videos produced by Student Reporting Labs on how to turn out the youth vote. Continue reading
If you were born in 2000, there’s a good chance you will be eligible to vote in the 2018 midterm elections. The PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab’s Mason Berger reports on how organizations in Florida are trying to mobilize young voters around issues like the cost of college and gun violence. Continue reading
Student Reporting Labs connect students to local PBS stations and news professionals in their community to produce original, student-generated video news reports. Check out our full curriculum and find out how you can become a lab! Learn more on the SRL
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