Labor Day resources – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Looking for powerful Labor Day lesson plans and resources? Help students understand the history of the labor movement and its relevance today. Continue reading


Brown v. Board of Education and the Story of Prince Edward County Schools – Lesson Plan

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More than 60 years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court outlawed state-sponsored segregation in Brown v. Board of Education. Although the victory had been won in the courtroom, it would take the next decade and beyond for the law to be implanted in the American public school system. Continue reading

The Center for Investigative Reporting

Toxic trial: taking responsibility for environmental problems – Lesson Plan

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Teacher Resource Producer  Introduction This lesson plan and student contest were created to accompany a story from The Center for…read more

Human rights Olympic Games

Human rights and the Olympics, part 2: Playing politics at the Olympics

Lesson Plan

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

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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