Lesson Collections

March 6, 2018

Looking for engaging activities for Women’s History Month? Here’s our collection!  

February 7, 2018

Collected lessons for teaching Black History Month, primarily for high school and middle school.

February 7, 2017

Collected lessons for teaching Black History Month, primarily for high school and middle school.  

December 15, 2014

Our lessons and guidelines on Michael Brown and Eric Garner have been used in schools across the country. Here they are, all in one place.

November 25, 2014

In this brief activity, students share their thoughts and feelings about the grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who killed unarmed black teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. 

April 16, 2013

Our guidelines for talking with children about sensitive issues and suggestions for countering anti-Muslim or anti-Arab bias may be helpful in the wake of the Boston Marathon attack.

April 10, 2013

Planning an Earth Day teach-in in your classroom? See our collection of Earth Day lessons! 

March 13, 2013

See our three recent classroom lessons aimed at helping students grapple with both the personal and political sides of high-stakes testing:

January 29, 2013

A selection of activities to help you and your class mark Respect for All Week (this year on Feb. 10-14, 2014).

January 3, 2009

This 20-page PDF booklet includes lively classroom activities to get students thinking, learning and talking. Grades K-1, grades 2-5, grades 4-8, and grades 6-12.