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A mathematical representation of the March on Washington – Lesson Plan

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By Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for PBS NewsHour Extra  Subjects Math, history, and civil rights Estimated Time One 45 minute class Grade Level This…read more

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Detroit Residents Resilient in the Face of Bankruptcy

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Download video On July 18, Detroit, Mich., became the largest U.S. city to ever file for bankruptcy. Because of the city’s budget woes, Detroit residents…read more

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Political Cartoons Make an Art out of Controversy

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While the adage goes, “a picture is worth a thousand words,” a good political cartoon is often worth many more. When a skilled cartoonist puts…read more

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Debating race, justice and policy in the case of Trayvon Martin – Lesson Plan

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by Katie Gould,  Teacher Resource Producer for NewsHour Extra Subjects Government and Civics, Social Issues Estimated Time One 45-minute class period with possible extensio Grade Level…read more

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The Great Gatsby curve – Lesson Plan

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By Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for NewsHour Extra Subjects Economics, Government, Social Issues Estimated time One hour and 30 minutes Grade level 7-12 Pre-Lesson…read more

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