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Lesson plan: What 2018 news stories mattered most to your students?

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For a fun end-of-year activity, students will create an online magazine of their top 10 news stories from 2018 to share with classmates and family members. Continue reading

Why children in U.S. custody need specific pediatric expertise

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, learn why specific pediatric expertise is needed in the care for immigrant children. Continue reading

Newark Youth Court brings introspection, not incarceration

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, students will learn about efforts underway to fix problems with the nation’s criminal justice system, including taking a closer look at what to do about teenagers who commit minor crimes. Continue reading

Human geography lesson: Why one-third of the Marshall Islands has left for the US

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In this lesson plan, students will learn why one-third of the Marshall Islands’ population has moved to the U.S. mainland. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Girl coders crack glass ceiling | STEM Student Reporting Labs

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In this lesson, students will learn about the engineering design process and use it to address the gender gap in STEM. Continue reading

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