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How Michigan schools welcome refugees from Syria and Yemen

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn about the challenges and the triumphs of recent refugee students to the U.S. Continue reading

Lesson plan: What 2018 news stories mattered most to your students?

Lesson Plan

For a fun end-of-year activity, students will create an online magazine of their top 10 news stories from 2018 to share with classmates and family members. Continue reading

How to talk with children in the immediate aftermath of a mass shooting

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On Wednesday night, at least 12 people including a sheriff’s deputy were killed in a mass shooting at Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, Calif.…read more

DACA provides all students with a lesson in social justice

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Anxiety levels among undocumented students continue to grow due to the Trump administration’s promise to crack down on illegal immigration. In response, learn how California educators are receiving training to become advocates for this group of Dreamers. Continue reading

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

Lesson Plan

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

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