Builder Grade Level

Middle School

How Did I Become the Person I Am?

This multi-week unit for grades 6-8 on the Out of Eden project can be divided for individual lesson plans. Students explore human migration and its impact by generating digital media.

Running for the Future of Congo

This lesson uses “What Makes the Kids of Congo Run” by Daniel Socha to introduce students to the situation in Eastern Congo, the challenges youth face, and ways to effect change.

Technology and Activism in Mexico

The following global affairs lesson plan for history, ELA, Spanish, and Humanities teachers investigates the use of technology in Mexico to combat corruption, and the impacts of that activism.

Place Matters Introduction

This lesson plan includes exercises that can be used to introduce students to reporting skills that they can apply to reporting projects in their own communities. The lesson plan was designed to be...

The Nanny's Child

This 45-minute lesson uses a radio piece and photo essay to prompt discussion about immigration and the phenomenon of transnational parenting.