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Lesson Plan: 5 teaching resources for Labor Day

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Looking for powerful Labor Day lesson plans and resources? Help students understand the history of the labor movement and its relevance today. Continue reading

Student Voice: Three ways voters can support transgender students

Student Voice

“It is our job to vote with everyone’s best interests at heart,” writes seventh grader Ava Michelman of Virginia, who asks voters to think of transgender youth on Election Day. Continue reading

Student volunteers use technology to monitor human rights abuses

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In places where violent conflict makes it difficult for human rights investigators to observe, social media platforms now make it possible to document abuses.
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“He Named Me Malala”: Understanding student activism through film – Lesson Plan

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Subject(s) English, Social Studies, U.S. History, Civics Estimated Time: One to two 50-minute periods Grade Level Grades 7-12 Objective Using the documentary “He Named Me Malala”…read more

Indian activists push to free survivors of human trafficking

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In India, one of the world’s epicenters for the sex trade, one organization is going door-to-door to free the survivors of human trafficking. Continue reading

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