Category Archives: U.S.

5 things to know for the 100 year anniversary of the National Park Service

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On August 25, 2016 the National Park Service will celebrate its 100th birthday. Learn about national parks and the NPS as the centennial approaches. Continue reading

Five things to know about North Carolina’s House Bill 2

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Find out what North Carolina’s infamous House Bill 2 means for the transgender community and for the state of North Carolina. Continue reading

Pope v. Trump: When religion and politics collide — Class Activity

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Pope Francis became the latest public figure to find himself in Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s crosshairs this week while on a trip to Mexico.
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NewsHour hosts Democratic Primary Debate tonight!

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Thursday night at 9 p.m. EST, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton will face off once again, this time fresh from an overwhelming Sanders victory in the New Hampshire primary. Continue reading

Do your students agree?: Less APs and extracurriculars on college applications, Harvard report recommends

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Start off class with a short current events writing assignment! Directions: After watching the video, ask students to write a response to any or all…read more

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