The two-part film The Graduates/Los Graduados, which aired on the PBS seriesIndependent Lens, tells the stories of six Latino and Latina students and the challenges they face as they make their way through US high schools.
A free online lesson provided by The New York Times Learning Network helps English language learners increase their Englishvocabulary as well as their civic literacy. In the lesson, students view a video highlighting a Democratic presidential debate that occurred in March 2016.
A curriculum long in the making, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I, 1914–1919 is available for secondary school classrooms worldwide. Commissioned by AFS Intercultural Programs in honor of its centennial and that of the war, the curriculum examines the volunteer service of American men and women during World War I and its legacies.
From artifacts on the Seneca Falls Convention to a video on Susan B. Anthony’s arrest to a timeline on major events in the fight for gender equality, NewseumED is a source for lesson plans and activities that can be used to observe Women’s History Month in March—and all year long.