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.

Refugees and The Island of Lesbos

This lesson explores the Greek Island of Lesbos, which has taken in thousands of refugees despite its small population. The island has been a focal landing point for migrants and refugees.

China's Environmental and Human Crises

This climate change lesson plan explores the environmental impacts of China’s growing polluters and industry. It also looks at the human impact of China's water transfer project.

Pedestrian Safety

Students investigate educational resources about the safety of pedestrians in developing countries and design mock letters to politicians in charge of roads in a developing country.