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How Michigan schools welcome refugees from Syria and Yemen

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn about the challenges and the triumphs of recent refugee students to the U.S. Continue reading

Virginia Beach and gun violence through a media literacy lens

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Learn how the media covers stories about gun violence, including the Virginia Beach shooting. 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

Lesson plan: Elevate student voice by teaching the power of listening

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This Thanksgiving, elevate student voice by teaching them how to listen. Based on StoryCorp’s The Great Thanksgiving Listen, students will record an interview with an elder relative and become part of America’s great oral history project. Continue reading

How to talk with children in the immediate aftermath of a mass shooting

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On Wednesday night, at least 12 people including a sheriff’s deputy were killed in a mass shooting at Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, Calif.…read more

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