Students investigate multiple perspectives on migration by children and teens to the U.S. from Central America in order to ultimately propose ideas for immigration reform to their state senators.
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Students will explore the potential impact of Pope Francis's call for ecological preservation and contrast trends in China that are prompting Buddhists there to be better environmental stewards.
Objective: Use viewing skills and strategies to interpret visual media.
In this lesson, students explore the causes and consequences of the fragile water and sanitation infrastructure in Nepal.
A high school civics lesson that uses photography as a tool for neighborhood improvement.
After a series of chats with Pulitzer Center journalists, students reflect on the experience in a creative yet relevant form of writing by producing a blog post.
This global affairs lesson plan asks students to watch a short video and read a newspaper article to learn about the Rana Plaza factory collapse, and then compare it to historical industrial trends.
Students will read articles and watch videos as preparation to an empathy-building exercise that will help them understand why people choose to leave their families to seek out employment overseas.
Objective: Examine current events in Cuba, now that the US and Cuba have restored diplomatic ties. Essential Question: Is Cuba in the midst of positive change, negative change, or stagnation?
Objective: To introduce journalism students to the concept of convergence. Essential Question: Why does convergence journalism make a story more powerful?
A lesson guide to be used to in conjunction with the Everyday Africa curriculum, and visits with Peter DiCampo and Austin Merrill.
Student will discuss the difference between essential facts, secondary facts, and emotive statements.