Lesson Builder

Welcome to our Lesson Builder, a digital tool and a supporting community of educators. We provide free lesson plans for teachers and educators, focused on current events and world issues in the news today. Not sure where to start? View our most popular lessons.

What Is Home?

Students explore ideas of “home” in connection to refugees worldwide and homelessness locally by analyzing images and text from Finding Home and creating their own photo stories that reflect their...

10 Lesson Plans to Celebrate Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day, we've compiled our top ten lesson plans that feature reporting on how communities around the world are responding to diverse environmental issues.