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Post-election resources for your class

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Looking for a way to start a conversation in your class about the 2014 midterm election and results? Check out our resources below, including student-produced reports,…read more

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Why we still need Freedom Schools, 50 years later

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Half a century ago, students and local organizers banded together to fight to end segregation and discrimination against African-Americans in the United States. Continue reading

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How WWI changed the world forever

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This week marks the 100-year anniversary of World War I, which drastically altered the global map and changed the course of history. Continue reading

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Brown v. Board of Education and the Story of Prince Edward County Schools – Lesson Plan

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More than 60 years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court outlawed state-sponsored segregation in Brown v. Board of Education. Although the victory had been won in the courtroom, it would take the next decade and beyond for the law to be implanted in the American public school system. Continue reading

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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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