Who are you and what is your mission? Educator Innovator provides an online “meet-up” for educators who are re-imagining learning. Educator Innovator is both a…read more
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PBS NewsHour Extra always strives to help educators bring the news into the classroom through engaging media-rich resources. This fall, we want to introduce you…read more
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Movie director hopes teens will see themselves in Justice Thurgood Marshall’s story
The movie “Marshall” captures the iconic justice Thurgood Marshall in his youth before he became the first African American to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Continue readingartcivil rightsdiscriminationGovernment & CivicsMarshallMedia LiteracymovieracismSocial IssuesSocial StudiesThurgood MarshallU.S. Supreme Court
California’s blazes result in deadliest week of wildfires in recorded state history
In this PBS NewsHour Extra video lesson, learn how firefighters have been battling wildfires in California’s wine country in the deadliest week of wildfires in recorded state history. Continue readingcaliforniaCalifornia wildfiresfirefightersGovernment & CivicsNapaScienceSocial StudiesSonomawildfire
What are the effects of opioid addiction on young people?
Join PBS NewsHour for a Facebook Live on Wed., October 11th at 1 p.m. on how to talk to students about opioid addiction. We’ll take your questions LIVE on Facebook (enter in comments section and let us know your school and city/state) or tweet them to @NewsHour using #AskNewsHour. It’s important for teachers and students voices to be heard on this issue! Continue readingaddictionAmerica Addicteddrug addictiondrugsFacebook LiveGovernment & CivicsHealthopioid crisisopioid epidemicopioidspreventionSocial IssuesSocial Studies
How should elected officials react to mass shootings?
In this PBS NewsHour lesson, the question of how elected officials should react to mass shootings is examined. Continue readingGovernment & Civicsgun controlgun safetyGunsLas VegasLas Vegas shootinglaw enforcementmass shootingSocial IssuesSocial StudiesU.S. history
Puerto Rico: What is the role of the federal government after a disaster?
This PBS NewsHour Extra video lesson explores Hurricane Maria which struck the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, resulting in an emergency situation for the three and half million American citizens on the island. Continue readingextreme weatherfederalismGovernment & CivicsHurricane MariaHurricanesmilitaryPuerto RicoSocial IssuesSocial Studies