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Making a Difference in the Midst of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Lesson Overview

Using segments from Heart of Jenin, this lesson explores the history and complexity of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and examines the roles individuals and organizations can play in promoting understanding and peace. Contained within are lesson activities and video segments which may be used alone or in conjunction with the lesson.

May 28th, 2009 | Comments

Seeking a Home Away from Home: Exploring the Plight of Refugees from Iraq and Beyond: Lesson Overview

Using segments from the PBS program Iraqi Exodus, students learn about refugees in Iraq and beyond, as well as the challenges refugees face and laws that have been passed to protect them. Contained within are lesson activities as well as video segments which may be used on their own or in conjunction with the lesson.

May 26th, 2009 | Comments

Violence As A Means of Resistance: Introduction

With this case study, students will explore the question of whether violence is an acceptable means of resistance to oppression or whether diplomacy and political solutions must be pursued instead.

Jun 15th, 2008 | Comments

Accountability for Human Rights Violations: Introduction

This lesson plan provides an opportunity to explore human rights violations and international courts of law. Students focus primarily on the case study of Slobodan MiloseviƧ's regime.

Jun 15th, 2008 | Comments

Rwanda: A Nation Recovering and Rebuilding: Introduction

Students will learn about the history of Rwanda and the genocide that killed 800,000 men, women, and children.

Jun 15th, 2008 | Comments

Gang Violence from L.A. to El Salvador: Introduction

In this lesson, students will look at the harsh realities of gang life, the impact of gang life on El Salvador society, and what is and isn't being done to resolve the issue.

Jun 15th, 2008 | Comments

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