Social Studies

Santa Fe study guide: Have school shootings become part of American culture?

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Learn about the lives of the eight students and two teachers killed in the school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas on Friday, May 18th. Continue reading

How to discuss what’s happening in Gaza and Israel with your students

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A total of 61 Palestinians, including eight children, have been killed since Monday by Israeli gunfire along the Gaza border as the U.S. opened its new embassy in Jerusalem. Continue reading

Use this study guide with your students ahead of the U.S-North Korea summit

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Here’s a breakdown for your students ahead of the U.S.-North Korea summit on why the Korean War never formally ended and the latest update on efforts for peace in the region. Continue reading

“RBG” film traces Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s continuing fight for equality

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“I ask no favor for my sex. All I ask of our brethren is that they take their feet off our necks,” states Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in a new documentary about her life. Continue reading

Who, what, when, where, why do hyperpartisan news sites exist?

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Video summary Part two the PBS NewsHour’s four-part series on “Junk News” explores who is behind creating inflammatory news sites and why. Science…read more

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