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Holocaust Memorial Berlin, Germany. Via Wikimedia Commons

Holocaust Remembrance Day resource collection

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May 5, 2016, is Holocaust Remembrance Day or Yom HaShoah. The following collection is designed to provide teachers with rich and meaningful resources on the…read more

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The Civil Rights Movement: A Time for Change – Lesson Plan

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The Civil Rights Movement did not begin suddenly in the 1960s, nor was it a short battle. To understand the enormity of the famous March on Washington, we compiled a timeline of major civil rights events in the 100 years leading up to August 20, 1963. Continue reading

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A History of Discrimination and Its Consequences – Lesson Plan

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“A History of Discrimination and Its Consequences” lesson plan allows students to think about the battles fought during the Civil Rights Movement in order for every citizen to be able to achieve the American Dream. Continue reading

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What is Discrimination? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

This lesson on discrimination is designed for middle and high school students with intellectual disabilities. It is designed specifically for students who have difficulty with verbal and written expression. Continue reading

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Small Business in America: What’s the #StoryBeyondTheStore? – Lesson Plan

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You don’t have to travel far for a history lesson. Every neighborhood is filled with history and small business shop owners who want to share…read more

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