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Does This Generation Have a “Moon Mission”?


Do Now is a weekly activity for students to engage and respond to current issues using social media tools like Twitter. If you are a…read more

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NFL Bullying Case Sparks Debate Over Race, Sport and Culture


Bullying and sports made headlines recently when Jonathan Martin, a 24-year-old offensive lineman for the Miami Dolphins left his team after being tormented by veteran teammate…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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Veterans Day: Military Kids from Bahrain Share Their Experiences


On Veterans Day, Americans celebrate the men and women in uniform who work every day to keep the country safe. But while military personnel make…read more

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Detroit Residents Take On Challenge of Reinvigorating Their City


Residents of Detroit are hoping to reinvigorate their communities after the city’s bankruptcy filing earlier this year by attracting developers to rehab blighted buildings, create…read more

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