Lesson Plans by Topic
These lesson plans provide teachers the materials and guidance for students to learn different perspectives on these issues, discuss them, listen to each other in a respectful and civil manner, and appreciate differences while finding common ground. With news and materials from left, center and right sources plus a structured process for discussion, teachers, administrators and parents can be assured that multiple points of view are discussed and respected in a civil, beneficial manner.
Explore words that mean different things to different people & the impact to communication across difference.
Guide students through discussions on free speech issues, including censorship & our responsibility.
Explore how to assess information and recognize how their own frames influence their responses to information.
Climate Change and the Environment
Economic Inequality and the Wage Gap
Elections & Voting
Gun Control and Gun Rights
Refugees and National Security
Trade and TPP
Civil Rights and Race
Teacher Selected Topic
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