Social Studies

Lesson plan: Build empathy with stories about disabilities

Lesson Plan

Are you an empathetic person? Use these stories about individuals with disabilities, all conceived of, filmed and edited by middle and high school students, to…read more

A breakdown of the complicated Trump-Comey relationship

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Less than 24 hours before former FBI director James Comey was scheduled to testify on Capitol Hill, the Senate Intelligence Committee released his written remarks…read more

Telling fact from fiction amidst media bombardment

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Sometimes news is labeled as “fake” because the reader dislikes it or it contradicts their beliefs. However, fake news is when the news information as well as the news organization itself may intentionally be completely fabricated. Continue reading

Criticism continues over Jared Kushner’s reported Russia communication

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On Friday, the Washington Post reported that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, allegedly proposed in a conversation with Russia’s ambassador in January that a secret back channel created between the Trump team and Russia. Continue reading

How fake news about a DNC staffer’s murder buoyed conspiracies

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The murder of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich in July 2016 has led to a conspiracy theory based on unfounded claims linking Rich to WikiLeaks. Continue reading

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