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Lesson Plan: The power of photographs from Vietnam to the border crisis

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Use this PBS NewsHour Extra lesson plan to understand the power of photographs and the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. Continue reading

How teens want to solve America’s school shooting problem

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One thing all students agreed on: change is possible and action must be taken. Continue reading

Teaching resources for talking with teens about suicide

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There are a variety of mini-lessons and activities contained in this PBS NewsHour lesson on suicide prevention and awareness. You may wish to invite your school counselor to your class, and let your administrator know you are teaching about suicide. Continue reading

How the news, Netflix and social media influence how schools talk about suicide

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Over the last decade, the suicide rate among teenagers in the U.S. has increased. Use this lesson to discuss the role the media plays in discussions on suicide prevention and awareness. Continue reading

How media literacy helps teachers and students talk about gun violence

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Use this lesson to talk with your students about the mass shooting at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks. Calif. Continue reading

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