Students will critically examine the legal, professional and moral obligations of journalists as witnesses to all kinds of human rights violations.
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In this lesson, students investigate educational resources using diverse media in order to understand how poetry can be used as a means of communication.
Students evaluate the impact of how an author orders information by analyzing two articles about the impact of Filipino women leaving their countries to work as domestic workers in the Middle East.
Explore the structure of "The Panama Papers," an investigative reporting project exposing the use of offshore firms by politicians, companies, celebrities and governments to conduct illegal activity.
This lesson plan for science teachers, humanities teachers, and university professors examines the role that visuals can play in driving policy change by inspiring readers to “do something”.
This lesson shows students how journalists use data visualization to effectively communicate scientific issues—and directs students to create their own projects using the mapping platform CartoDB.
In the following nutrition lesson plan, students will investigate educational resources using diverse media in order to articulate the issue of malnutrition in Guatemala.
Analyze author’s purpose using articles and video exploring a community’s efforts to support Syrian refugees in Jordan.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
The following World Water Day lesson plan and classroom resources for humanities, science, social studies, media and English teachers ask students to investigate four Pulitzer Center reporting...
This Masters level lesson introduces journalism as an important tool for public health students and researchers to communicate complex public health issues in an accessible way for the general...
Resources to support student Letters to the Next President inspired and informed by global problems such as water access, climate change, forced migration and more.