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Lesson plan: Inventing in a pandemic for the tiniest among us

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In this NewsHour lesson, learn how your students can create personal protective equipment, like face shields for infants. Continue reading

Lesson plan: What’s your “Brief But Spectacular” take?

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Every Thursday night, the PBS NewsHour profiles people and their passions in the series Brief but Spectacular. Creator Steve Goldbloom and his producing partner Zach Land-Miller wanted to find a new way to share original voices the public might otherwise not see. Now you can join the fun… Continue reading

Lesson plan: What is the role of civil disobedience today?

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, learn about the practice of civil disobedience with examples like Cesar Chavez and Rosa Parks. Continue reading

Seven engaging civics lesson plans

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Looking for classroom resources for the 2020 elections? Check out these 7 videos on key issues like political parties, voting rights, media bias and the importance of local & state elections. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Decoding media bias

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Students will view the We The Voters film “MediOcracy,” and then examine current news stories and how they’re covered by the three main cable news outlets. They will conclude by examining news stories for bias/point of view. Continue reading

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