Learn strategies that will help your students build informative, explanatory, and argumentative writing skills needed to address the Reconstruction Era and compelling issues in today's world.
In this clip from American Creed, Marine Corps veteran Tegan Griffith responds to the question, “What does it mean to be American?” and shares the responsibility that she feels comes with her American identity.
During this webinar, we share tips and tools you can use in your classroom to help engage students in productive and meaningful discussions about current world issues. We also practice strategies to navigate heightened emotions and a range of perspectives in diverse settings.
View our teacher checklist for preparing to teach current events to middle and high school students. We include recommended news sources, key questions to ask yourself as you plan, and strategies for navigating emotionally difficult or complex topics.
Use these activities to help students reflect on the themes in Amanda Gorman’s Inauguration Day poem and consider how their unique experiences and voices can help America “forge a union with purpose.”
This Teaching Idea is a guide for teachers to begin conversations with their students about George Floyd’s death and the events that surround it.
Martha Minow speaks about the unique role protection of religious liberty plays in American democracy.
Find strategies, tips, and content to help you and your students learn from the insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021.