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Pokémon and privacy issues your students should know – Lesson plan

Lesson Plan

In just a week, Pokémon Go has become a cultural sensation. As Pokémon users increase, is there a way for teachers to use the game in the classroom? Are there privacy issues that teachers and students should be aware of? Continue reading

A high school senior’s top 6 NewsHour-reviewed books to read before college

Student Voice

  By Amanda Wilcox The following six books have had a great impact on me not just due to their authors’ talent for writing, but…read more

Historic Presidential Visit to Hiroshima

Lesson Plan

President Obama became the first sitting United States president to visit Hiroshima, Japan, seven decades after the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on the city. Have your students learn more about this historic visit by watching videos and researching images of the Hiroshima bombing then and now. Continue reading

Can You Define Winning Words from the Scripps National Spelling Bee?

Lesson Plan

Have students test their obscure word knowledge through a fun Kahoot game. Can they define winning Scripps National Spelling Bee words from the past several years? Continue reading

Eight female authors your class should know for the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s ‘Emma’

Article

By Gabby Shacknai Jane Austen is known throughout the world as one of the most prominent female writers in English literature. While Austen’s works are celebrated…read more

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