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Women with character who inspire – Lesson Plan

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction The month of March is Women’s History Month and Thursday, March 20 is global Character…read more

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“Inspire, Inform, Act” resources

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It’s great when students want to personally get involved and make a difference in the environment or other important issues, but sometimes they need a…read more

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Women’s History Month Resources

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March is Women’s History Month, where we highlight and celebrate the accomplishments of women who have changed the world. Mark the month in your classroom…read more

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Paralympics reignites debate over U.N. disabilities treaty

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO As the Paralympic Olympic Games are played in Sochi, Russia, this week, attention has been focused on talented athletes with physical disabilities from…read more

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“Well-behaved women seldom make history” – Lesson Plan

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By Katie Gould and Elizabeth Jones Introduction Since Harvard professor Laurel Thatcher Ulrich coined the phrase, “Well-behaved women seldom make history” in the 1970s, those words have…read more

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