December 22, 2016 /
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...
December 14, 2016 /
The following lesson plans for middle school teachers, high school teachers and college professors introduce reporting connected to migration and the experiences of refugees.
December 13, 2016 /
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...
November 14, 2016
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...
November 13, 2016
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...
Amy Maxmen speaks with children suffering from Konzo in Kahemba, DRC
October 18, 2016
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.
October 14, 2016
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...
October 10, 2016
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...
October 6, 2016
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September 23, 2016
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...
September 7, 2016
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...
September 5, 2016
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. The...
August 16, 2016
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...

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