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The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Lesson Plan: A Mathematical Representation of the March

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By Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for PBS NewsHour Extra  Subjects Math, history, and civil rights Estimated Time One 45 minute class Grade Level This…read more

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The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Lesson Plan: Discrimination- Fair or Unfair

Lesson Plan

By Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for NewsHour Extra Subjects Civil Rights, History, and Social Issues Estimated Time One 45 minute class Grade Level This…read more

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Tech and Privacy Advocates Clash Over Possibilities for Google Glass

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Internet giant Google’s latest venture, a computer worn over the eye like conventional glasses, is sparking debate between privacy advocates and tech champions. While the…read more

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Debating Race, Justice and Policy in the Case of Trayvon Martin

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by Katie Gould,  Teacher Resource Producer for NewsHour Extra Subjects Government and Civics, Social Issues Estimated Time One 45-minute class period with possible extensio Grade Level…read more

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The Great Gatsby Curve

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By Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for NewsHour Extra Subjects Economics, Government, Social Issues Estimated time One hour and 30 minutes Grade level 7-12 Pre-Lesson…read more

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