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Understanding Cuban revolution through poetry – Class Activity


By Gabby Shacknai and Corinne Segal Omar Pérez is a Cuban poet, translator, essayist and the son of the well-known Argentine revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara,…read more


Why aspartame might not be so bad after all – Class Activity


By Gabby Shacknai Since the FDA approved it in 1981, the artificial sweetener Aspartame, which is commonly used as a supplement to sugar in low-calorie foods…read more


Five things your class needs to know about U.S.-Cuban relations


By Gabby Shacknai President Barack Obama announced this year that the U.S. would restore diplomatic relations with Cuba, a major landmark in the history of…read more


Teachers’ guide to LGBT youth resources


The following list of resources is designed to aid teachers that are looking for ways to support LGBT students. Understanding LGBT youth First Person | PBS…read more


Why an author went undercover as an Islamic State recruit – Class Discussion


By Jordan Mambert The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is an extremist militant group that is capturing and occupying territories in northern…read more

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