Here's a resource to connect your students' learning with their local community, culture, and environment. Also learn how knowing yourself can translate to being an even better teacher.
Teaching Outside the Box
A comic strip by Stephanie McMillan with additional curriculum materials on analyzing comics and cartoons.
Here are lesson plans and how-to resources forcoming to terms with false assumptions about immigrants, the current economic crisis, and walls that separate important relationships. Simply put, it’s about addressing fear with clarity and calmness.
Use this election season to hone your students' skills in media literacy, deciphering political cartoons, and evaluating candidate voting records.
The League of Women Voters’ Debate Watching Tools include Debate Watching 101, How to Judge a Candidate, and a candidate scorecard. Watching a debate is more exciting as a group. So, gather your students and be part of history!
Elections aren’t until November. But the heart of the process is going on right now. Here are my top 5 ideas for making a difference—and staying sane—in the coming months.
Lessons Plans on Foreign Policy from the Choices Program
Lesson plans from BRIDGES to Understanding
YES! for Youth curriculum materials are based on articles published in the pages of ad-free YES! magazine. They are designed to help students explore positive solutions to social justice and environmental challenges.
Questions for reflection and discussion from the article "Bringing Biodiesel from Colorado to Colombia"
One of the goals of our YES! For Teachers education outreach program is to help educators make the content in our magazine more accessible to their students.