Modules for Increasing Understanding of Issues That Shape Today’s World
World101, a program of the Council on Foreign Relations, offers a growing library of free multimedia resources that explain international affairs and foreign policy issues, helping students understand the basics of these topics, including why they matter and how they are relevant. Under Global Era Issues, educators will find ten modules that explore Globalism, Terrorism, Nuclear Proliferation, Climate Change, Migration, Cyberspace and Cybersecurity, Global Health, Trade, Monetary Policy and Currencies, and Development. Regions of the World presents six modules covering the Americas, Europe, Middle East & North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, South & Central Asia, and East Asia & the Pacific. From essays and discussion questions to glossaries and up-to-date reading lists, World101 provides comprehensive teaching resources for each module.
IEEE REACH provides teachers and students with educational resources that explore the relationship between technology and engineering history and their complex relationships with society, politics, economics, and culture.
Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock and Roll is an exhibition by the MetropolitanMuseum of Art that tracks rock music’s seismic impact on society and culture—all through the instruments and sounds that defined its voice.
‘Tis the season to be spooky, and what better way to do that than diving into all things Edgar Allan Poe. The Poe Museum located in Richmond, Virginia, provides teachers with informative facts to enhance any lesson plan, a Poe timeline, and adaptable lesson plans designed for middle school and high school classrooms, including “The Black Cat,” “Masque of the Red Death,” and “The Bells.”