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Super Civics 2020: The fourth Democratic debate

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Use this NewsHour Extra lesson to discuss Tuesday’s Democratic Debate, debate strategies that work and the number of candidates on the debate stage. Continue reading

Turkish offensive in northern Syria leads to ‘chaos’ for Kurds

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Use this NewsHour lesson to learn about the Turkish offensive into northern Syria and the chaos that has ensued for the Kurds of that region. Continue reading

Super Civics 2020: How to get along with our political opposites

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In this NewsHour Extra lesson plan, learn how Americans are struggling to approach opposing political opinions with civility instead of contempt and what can be done to fix the problem. Continue reading

How teachers can discuss New Zealand, violent extremism and Islamophobia

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to teach your students about the shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, and the concepts of white nationalism and Islamophobia. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Girl coders crack glass ceiling | STEM Student Reporting Labs

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In this lesson, students will learn about the engineering design process and use it to address the gender gap in STEM. Continue reading

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