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Responding to growing domestic terrorism amid California synagogue shooting

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan with your students to discuss the shooting at the Chabad of Poway synagogue in San Diego and what the government is doing to prevent more attacks. Continue reading

How teachers can discuss New Zealand, violent extremism and Islamophobia

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to teach your students about the shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, and the concepts of white nationalism and Islamophobia. Continue reading

How to discuss anti-Semitism in the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

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It is difficult to know how to react to any act of gun violence, but particularly a mass shooting or a hate crime. Use this NewsHour lesson to help you discuss the shooting at the Pittsburgh synagogue with your students in a safe way. Continue reading

Using media literacy with students to discuss New York City terror attack

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In this PBS lesson, teachers use media literacy with their students to discuss New York City’s deadliest terror attack since 9/11. Continue reading

How one violent extremist decided to change course

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In 2012, Jesse Morton, a young man born and raised in in the U.S., was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for his role in running a pro-jihadist website. The site inspired a number of terrorist plots, according to the FBI. Continue reading

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