By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction This lesson plan introduces students to the poetry of Rafael Campo and helps students to find their own voice…read more
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- Deaf artist explores social dimensions of sound
Christine Sun Kim, a sound artist who has been deaf since birth, is creating installations that explore our relationship to sound. Continue readingartsArts & Culturedisability
- Rising Up: the Talladega murals – Lesson Plan and Digital Student Guide
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- Does the law allow businesses to say ‘no’ to same-sex couples?
As same-sex marriage becomes legal in a growing number of states, local governments are addressing a debate between same-sex couples and businesses that do not want to serve them. Continue readingLGBTLGBTQSocial Issuessocial studies
- Black History Month resources for the classroom
Underground Railroad Scene by Hale Woodruff courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution Commemorate Black History Month…Black History MonthhistoryraceSocial Issuessocial studies
- What happens when a language dies?
Experts predict more than 3,000 languages will disappear by the end of the century. Continue readingEnglish & Language Artssocial studiesWorldWorld & Geography