October 13, 2020

Students learn about the growing effort to acknowledge the Indigenous people whose lands we inhabit - and create their own land acknowledgment statement.

November 14, 2016

Students untangle facts and myths about Thanksgiving through reading, discussion, and roleplaying through tweets.   

October 5, 2014

In small groups and class discussion, students share knowledge about Christopher Columbus and his voyages, learn about the impact of Columbus, and consider some ecological and political results of the encounter 

March 12, 2008

This engaging activity has students play the role of political parties (each with its own constituency, resources and objectives) trying to form a coalition government in the fictional African nation of Numia.