Social Studies

Daily News Lesson: George Floyd’s family vows to ‘keep fighting’ for just policing after Chauvin verdict

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Watch George Floyd’s family react to Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdict and discuss what the verdict means for policing going forward Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: Brooks & Capehart on police shootings and Afghanistan

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Discuss the roles of US police and the military at home and abroad. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: How Derek Chauvin trial highlights trauma of police brutality

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This lesson plan has students analyze the facts of the Derek Chauvin trial as well as any potential stereotypes used in the case and the racial undertones thereof. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Jackie Robinson’s complicated — and important — legacy

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In this lesson, students will examine the key events in Jackie Robinson’s life that tell a deeper story beyond being a “hero.” Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: Police killing of Daunte Wright sparks protest

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Hear from experts on ways to address police shootings such as the killing of Daunte Wright. Continue reading

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