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Pulitzer Center offers hundreds of free lesson plans, powerful classroom engagements, professional development opportunities, university partnerships, and a variety of exciting special programs for educators from K-12 through college and beyond that connect students to pressing global issues and the journalists who cover them.

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The latest news and resources from the Pulitzer Center education team, showcasing school visits, original curriculum, educational video from journalists, and other content that helps educators bring international journalism into the classroom. This section highlights Pulitzer Center work in middle and secondary schools, and at the post-secondary level through the Campus Consortium, our network of partner universities and colleges. Also featured here are our Student Fellowships—international reporting grants for university students.

Lesson Plans

Pulitzer Center lesson plans are sourced from journalism produced by our grantees and published by top-tier media outlets. This online curriculum helps educators engage students with global issues.

January 24, 2017|

Widowhood and Women's Rights

In this Common Core-aligned lesson, students will explore what happens to a woman when she loses her husband in India, Uganda, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.  They will learn about the legal, political, cultural, and religious factors that impact the treatment of widows in these countries and efforts to provide economic and social justice to these women.

February 20, 2017|

Nuclear Power and Climate Change: Exploring Policy Options

In this lesson, students will explore a special issue of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists about the use of nuclear power to address climate change. They will present one of the articles to the class and write a persuasive letter to a politician reflecting their views about nuclear power policy.