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Lesson Plan: “Time for School” series tells global story of what going to school really means

Lesson Plan

Do all children deserve the right to an education? What would the world look like if every child had a chance to go to school? Using the art of the personal essay and social media, explore what school means to your students. Continue reading

Lesson plan – How teens deal with the spread of misinformation

Lesson Plan

Find out what young people really think about the news and the spread of misinformation using a variety of short videos produced by PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Social justice through the lens of the Black Panthers

Lesson Plan

Students will hear from Stanley Nelson, director of “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” who discusses the role social justice plays in documentary filmmaking. 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

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” brings back beloved characters and record ticket sales

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The latest installment in the popular “Star Wars” franchise brought in more than $1 billion in ticket sales over the Christmas holiday weekend— the fastest to do so in movie history. Continue reading

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