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Classroom resources for teaching the 2014 Winter Olympics

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The 2014 Winter Olympics are set to take place February 7 -23 in Sochi, Russia, a resort town on the edge of the Black Sea.…read more

Human rights Olympic Games

Human rights and the Olympics, part 2: Playing politics at the Olympics

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Introduction Use this lesson to teach students about the important role human rights and activism has played in the Olympics. Subjects History, English language arts,…read more

Human rights Olympic Games

Human rights and the Olympics, part 4: Sochi 2014 and LGBT rights (2)

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Use this lesson to explain the human rights debate around LGBT rights and the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Continue reading

Human rights Olympic Games

Human rights and the Olympics, part 3: Sochi 2014 and LGBT rights

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Use this lesson to explain the human rights debate around LGBT rights and the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Continue reading

Human rights Olympic Games

Human rights and the Olympics, part 1: Introduction to human rights

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Introduction Use this lesson from New Global Citizens and NewsHour Extra to introduce human rights to your students. Students will explore and learn why it is…read more

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