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Holocaust Memorial Berlin, Germany. Via Wikimedia Commons

Holocaust Remembrance Day resource collection

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April 27, 2014, is Holocaust Remembrance Day or Yom HaShoah. The following collection is designed to provide teachers with rich and meaningful resources on the…read more

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Classroom resources for teaching the 2014 Winter Olympics

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The 2014 Winter Olympics are set to take place February 7 -23 in Sochi, Russia, a resort town on the edge of the Black Sea.…read more

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Human rights and the Olympic Games unit plan

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PBS NewsHour Extra and New Global Citizens (NGC) have paired up to bring you education resources to teach the Olympic Games through the lens of…read more

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The route of the Olympic torch as it approaches Sochi, Russia, for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games

Russia and the Olympics: a brief background

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Political tensions and human rights are in the spotlight as athletes gather in the Black Sea resort town of Sochi, Russia for the 22nd Annual…read more

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#MyZeitgeist: 2013 Student Challenge

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zeit•geist noun, often capitalized \ˈtsīt-ˌgīst,ˈzīt-\ : the general beliefs, ideas, and spirit of a time and place From the tsunami in the Philippines to Edward…read more

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