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Study guide: How separating children from parents became U.S. government policy

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On Monday, the Trump Administration said they would not apologize over its “zero tolerance” policy separating families at the southern U.S. border. Continue reading

Student Reporting Labs STEM Lesson Plan: Design your own Ice Age hiking trail!

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Challenge your students to design their own scenic hiking trail based on Wisconsin’s Ice Age Trail. Continue reading

Here’s why geography class matters: Trump’s Jerusalem announcement

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The world of foreign policy is not above students’ heads. Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn about the U.S. official decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Veterans Day and the meaning of sacrifice

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Use this PBS NewsHour lesson plan to help students understand the significance of Veterans Day and the meaning of sacrifice. Students will identify important veterans in their lives, examine an interactive timeline of military history and study issues facing veterans today. Continue reading

PBS’ Time for School: #WhyIGo2School Lesson Plan

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Do all children deserve the right to an education? What would the world look like if every child had a chance to go to school? Using the art of the personal essay and Instagram, explore what school means to your students. Continue reading

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