Ethics

How Monticello’s exhibit on Sally Hemings deepens our understanding of U.S. history

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Share the story of Sally Hemings with your students and Monticello’s latest efforts to set the historical record straight. Continue reading

Community service: Teaching kindness for kindness’ sake

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As the holiday season draws to a close, ask students to reflect on the meaning of empathy and kindness. In this daily news story, Extra looks at the impact and meaning of community service and why the winter break may be a more challenging time for students than many people may realize. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Build empathy with stories about disabilities

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Are you an empathetic person? Use these stories about individuals with disabilities, all conceived of, filmed and edited by middle and high school students, to…read more

Brian Williams suspended; Jon Stewart to exit The Daily Show

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Two major media shake-ups this week: Jon Stewart announced that he will leave The Daily Show, while NBC News said it is suspending Nightly News anchor Brian Williams for spreading a false story. Continue reading

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