Geography

How the Statue of Liberty poem provides a lesson in immigration history

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn about the Trump administration’s changes to immigration policy and how it relates to the Statue of Liberty’s famous inscription. Continue reading

What do El Paso, Dayton gun massacres say about America?

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to talk with your students about the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, which took place over the weekend. Continue reading

Educator Voice: What EduTwitter means to #worldgeochat teachers

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by James Caudill, #worldgeochat co-moderator and social studies teacher, Calhoun, Kentucky   In a recent Saturday Night Live skit called “Game of Game of Thrones,”…read more

Study guide: What’s happening in Venezuela?

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Use this NewsHour lesson to learn more about the political situation in Venezuela. Continue reading

What opportunity looks like for these three teens: Trades, dance and service

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to explore the video series, “Opportunity in America” by PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs, about teenagers who share their dreams, expectations and the barriers they must overcome to achieve their goals. Continue reading

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