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YouTube stars interview President Obama – Class Activity

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As part of his State of the Union strategy, President Barack Obama answered questions from a new crowd: YouTube stars. The White House invited Bethany…read more

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YouTube stars interview President Obama – Resources

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Building off his 2015 State of the Union address to Congress, President Barack Obama reached out to Millennials…read more

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Do the midterm elections matter? – Lesson Plan

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By Stephanie Schragger, History teacher at St. Ann’s School Introduction Help students gain an understanding of midterm elections and to discuss the reasons why voter…read more

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How do we define terrorism? – Lesson Plan

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This lesson is adapted from Responding to Terrorism: Challenges for Democracy used with permission from Choices for the 21st Century Education Program, Watson Institute for…read more

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A picture is worth a thousand words – Lesson Plan

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By Shannon Sullivan, Arlington, Va. Subject(s) Art/Media Estimated Time Two class periods of 45 minutes, including one evening of homework Grade Level Grades 7-12 Objective…read more

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