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What makes someone a bystander? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

This lesson asks students to explore the psychology of why people choose to remain bystanders instead of choosing to intervene. Continue reading

Labor Day resources – Lesson Plan

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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

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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 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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