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“Well-behaved women seldom make history”

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer and Elizabeth Jones, PBS NewsHour Production Assistant Introduction Since Harvard professor Laurel Thatcher Ulrich coined the…read more

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Seven Deadly Sins Art Scavenger Hunt

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer  Introduction Each year the festival of Mardis Gras is celebrated on the Tuesday before the Christian…read more

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American Promise

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Looking for a classroom resource to examine the relationship of race in education? “American Promise” spans 13 years in which Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson,…read more

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Human rights and the Olympic Games part 4: Sochi 2014 and LGBT rights part 2

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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 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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