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This is a Common-Core aligned lesson for high school and college educators. Students will learn about asylum seekers and the boundaries between refugees and migrants. They will explore how current...
Social Studies
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The following lesson plans for middle school teachers, high school teachers and college professors introduce reporting connected to migration and the experiences of refugees.
Journalism, Social Studies
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In the following Common Core-aligned lesson, students will explore the relationship between politics and the economy in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Students will learn about the Kabila family's...
Social Studies
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The following 5E lesson plan for 4th - 8th grade students explores the concept of suggestibility through taste tests and discussion. Students will learn about the role suggestibility plays in various...
Public Health
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The following global affairs and visual arts lesson plan for history, English, media and visual arts teachers asks students to examine details from photojournalist Tomas van Houtryve's drone...
Social Studies
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The following global affairs lesson plans for history, English, science, media and writing teachers present close reading, writing, discussion and hands-on activities that can be used to explore...
Science, Public Health, Social Studies
Amy Maxmen speaks with children suffering from Konzo in Kahemba, DRC
by Neil Brandvold
Photojournalist Neil Brandvold investigates the paralytic disease Konzo that has inflicted polio-life symptoms on thousands of the most impoverished people in Democratic Republic of Congo.
Social Studies
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New partnership connects journalists reporting on climate change with leading researchers and students studying climate change communication and journalism.
Science
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After reading, discussing, analyzing and synthesizing "Fractured Lands", students will decide which character, region or event they most connected with a develop a children's book further exploring...
Social Studies
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This lesson covers some of the psychological impacts that affect Migrant Workers and their families. In particular, the lesson uses the journalistic work of Ana P. Santos who follows the struggles of...
Social Studies
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Social Studies
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This college-level lesson plan asks students to develop solutions for challenges in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Students will conduct in-depth research on their issues, create proposals, and...
Public Health
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The following climate change and archaeology lesson plan for English teachers, history teachers, humanities teachers and science teachers introduces students to journalist-grantee Eli Kintisch's...
Science
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Rising seas levels, extreme temperatures and natural disasters are consequences of climate change that are influencing temporary and permenant migration. Many climate migrants follow labor migrant...
Science, Social Studies
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Students will illustrate their critical reading of Fractured Lands and their assessment of the causes and effects of the crisis in the Arab World by creating a 30-foot timeline.  Students will...
Social Studies
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This lesson provides guidelines for students to create their own play based on "Fractured Lands," a story published by The New York Times Magazine in the print edition on August 14, 2016....
Social Studies
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In “Fight for Falluja”—the virtual reality piece accompanying The New York Times Magazine’s landmark project “Fractured Lands,”—Pulitzer Prize-winning video journalist Ben C. Solomon gives viewers a...
Social Studies
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This global affairs lesson plan for middle and high school teachers is designed as a guide for engaging students in Scott Anderson's "Fractured Lands," a gripping examination into the unraveling of...
Social Studies
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This global affairs lesson plan for middle and high school teachers is designed as a guide for engaging students in Scott Anderson's "Fractured Lands," a gripping examination into the unraveling of...
Social Studies
Ben C. Solomon filming in Iraq. Image courtesy of New York Times.
by Ben Solomon
Pulitzer Prize-winning filmmaker and video journalist for The New York Times, Ben C. Solomon, discusses his VR film, "The Fight for Falluja."
Social Studies

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