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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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“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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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

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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

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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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