This lesson uses math to help middle and high school students with intellectual disabilities to understand the significance of the March on Washington. Continue reading →
By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction The Ebola outbreak in Western Africa has already claimed the lives of thousands since its…read more
By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Teacher Resource Producer Your Mission: to become an expert on the deadly Ebola virus and design a strategy to contain…read more
By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction In this active learning lesson plan students will learn basic statistics and research methods by…read more
Introduction zeit·geist – noun, \ˈtsīt-ˌgīst,ˈzīt-\ : the general beliefs, ideas, and spirit of a time and place. From the George Zimmerman trial and the secrets leaked by…read more
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Donald Trump made a speech on foreign policy Wednesday and also accused Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton of playing the “woman’s card.” Continue readingCarly FiorinaDonald TrumpElection 2016Hillary ClintonTed Cruzwomen
Thirty years ago, the world experienced its worst nuclear disaster at the Chernobyl power plant located in the former Soviet Union, now modern day Ukraine. Continue readingChernobylEastern Europenuclear disasternuclear powerradiationRussiaSoviet UnionUkraine
Republicans Ted Cruz and John Kasich teamed up to block Donald Trump this week, drawing an angry response from the front-runner and his supporters.
More than 200,000 convicted felons in Virginia will now be able to vote once they have served their prison sentences.
Use this fun, 5-minute quiz to see how much your students paid attention to what’s happened in the world this week. Continue readingEarth DayEcuadorRio Olympicsworld news quiz