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Ten classroom resources for teaching students about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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April 4, 2018, marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The anniversary presents an important opportunity to…read more

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

Ways to share your students’ solutions to gun violence

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PBS social media activity: In addition to walkouts, what are ways to express your solutions to gun violence? Tag @NewsHourExtra using #StudentGunReformIdeas via Twitter Continue reading

Talking with students about suicide prevention

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Over the last decade, the suicide rate among teenagers in the U.S. has increased. The recent decision by Youtube star Logan Paul to post a video showing the body of an apparent suicide victim in Japan prompted NewsHour Extra to use the incident to discuss suicide prevention.  Continue reading

Free eye exams and glasses give these students vision to learn

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A new program called Vision for Baltimore provides eye exams and two pairs of glasses free of charge to every K-8 student in Baltimore City who needs them. Continue reading

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