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Human rights and the Olympic Games part 2: Playing politics at the Olympic Games

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Introduction Use this lesson to teach students about the important role human rights and activism has played in the Olympics. Subjects History, English language arts,…read more

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Human rights Olympic Games

Human rights and the Olympic Games part 3: Sochi 2014 and LGBT rights part 1

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Use this lesson to explain the human rights debate around LGBT rights and the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Continue reading

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Human rights Olympic Games

Human rights and the Olympic Games part 1: Introduction to human rights

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Introduction Use this lesson from New Global Citizens and NewsHour Extra to introduce human rights to your students. Students will explore and learn why it is…read more

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Lessons from the gridiron: the impact of concussions

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This lesson is intended to be used with the PBS FRONTLINE documentary “League of Denial” and supports student learning by contextualizing the concussion crisis in the NFL with background on concussions in youth. Continue reading

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The State of the Union address

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Subjects Social studies, history, civics, current events, government Estimated Time 1 class period to explain the assignment, 1 class period to go over the worksheets…read more

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