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Celebrate high school seniors with Flocabulary’s “18 years in rap” – Lesson Plan

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Looking for a great way to celebrate your graduating seniors? Try out Flocabulary’s “18 Years in Rap”, which covers major world events from 1996, the year most of this year’s graduating seniors were born, to 2014. Continue reading

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D-Day veterans return to Normandy 70 years later


American veterans, who fought the Nazis on the shores of Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944, returned for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion that turned the tide of World War II in favor of Allied forces. Continue reading

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25 years later, Tiananmen Square massacre remains unspoken tragedy in China


In 1989, unarmed students took to Tiananmen Square to call for government accountability, freedom of press and other pro-democracy causes. Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Berlin, Germany. Via Wikimedia Commons

Holocaust Remembrance Day resource collection


April 27, 2014, 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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Lidice & Lezaky: their stories through stamps – Lesson Plan

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By Paul Weiser, Mandel Fellow of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the former director of the Braun-Glick Holocaust Institute for the Anti-Defamation League. Introduction…read more

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