Lisa DesJardins

Classroom Resource: Congress closes in on a deal for an economic relief bill

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Why is another relief bill so important, and why has it been so hard to pass? Continue reading

How fear-based campaigning is affecting American voters

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Learn how voters respond to politicians playing up threats and fears Continue reading

Study guide: Michael Cohen hearing

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Learn more about the Michael Cohen hearing with your students using this NewsHour lesson plan. Continue reading

2019 State of the Union address recap for students

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Use this NewsHour lesson to discuss President Trump’s 2019 State of the Union address. Continue reading

Teaching Moment: Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

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Watch NewsHour reporters’ recap of Thursday’s testimony by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh. Then listen and discuss students’ reactions from around the country before Thursday’s hearing. Continue reading

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