Social Studies

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

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

Ten classroom resources for teaching students about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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April 4, 2018, marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The anniversary presents an important opportunity to…read more

Lesson plan: Brown v. Board of Education and the story of Prince Edward County Schools

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Use this lesson plan to learn more about the life of Linda Brown and the impact of the Brown v. Board of Education case in the U.S. today. Continue reading

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