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Human rights and the Olympic Games part 4: Sochi 2014 and LGBT rights part 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 Olympic Games 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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Kristallnacht 75 Years Later

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Subjects Government and civics, world history and English Language Arts Estimated Time One 45 minute class period Grade Level High School Warm Up Activity Ask…read more

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Bullying Education Resources

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Compiled by Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for the PBS NewsHour October is National Bullying Prevention Month. The resources below are designed to provide educators…read more

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Periodic attacks occur against girls, teachers and their school buildings, usually in the more conservative south and east of Afghanistan, from where the Taliban draws most support.

Why Is It Important to Educate Girls?

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By 10 x 10 Subjects World, Education, Social Issues Estimated Time One 30-45 minute period Grade Level Grades 7 – 12 Objective Students will: Explain…read more

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