Social Studies

Connection Challenge: Students leave social comfort zones to build stronger, safer communities

Video

Inspired by Parkland students, schools across the U.S. participated in the Connection Challenge as a way to step out of their comfort zones and connect with other young people at school who they wouldn’t normally interact with. Continue reading

Santa Fe study guide: Have school shootings become part of American culture?

Video

Learn about the lives of the eight students and two teachers killed in the school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas on Friday, May 18th. Continue reading

How to discuss what’s happening in Gaza and Israel with your students

Video

A total of 61 Palestinians, including eight children, have been killed since Monday by Israeli gunfire along the Gaza border as the U.S. opened its new embassy in Jerusalem. Continue reading

Use this study guide with your students ahead of the U.S-North Korea summit

Video

Here’s a breakdown for your students ahead of the U.S.-North Korea summit on why the Korean War never formally ended and the latest update on efforts for peace in the region. Continue reading

Who, what, when, where, why do hyperpartisan news sites exist?

Video

DOWNLOAD VIDEO Video summary PBS NewsHour’s four-part series on “Junk News” explores who is behind creating inflammatory news sites and why. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien…read more

Submit Your Student Voice

NewsHour Extra will not use contact information for any purpose other than our own records. We do not share information with any other organization.