Social Studies

States mobilize National Guard amid protests

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, discuss the ways city, state and national leaders have responded to civil unrest. Continue reading

Death of George Floyd sets off massive protests

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, discuss the protests surrounding the killing of Minneapolis resident George Floyd. Continue reading

How plasma therapy may help COVID-19 patients

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In this NewsHour current events lesson, find out how convalescent plasma from previous COVID patients may help researchers with treatment options. Continue reading

Social media’s role in monitoring misinformation

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In this NewsHour EXTRA lesson, learn about Twitter’s new initiative to fact check the tweets of influential figures such as President Trump and how it has stirred debate over the role of social media platforms as content moderators.  Continue reading

Teaching in the age of coronavirus: Week 9 — A new frontier

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Photo credit: Maximillian Re-Sugiura   By Sari Beth Rosenberg This is normally my favorite time of the school year: The days are getting longer and…read more

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