Why are States Trying to Ban Transgender Student Athletes?
High school students will learn about bills that aim to limit transgender athletes from participating in school sports and reflect on how their own experiences with playing sports and participating in other activities affects them.
Conditions in Detention Centers at the U.S. Border
The humanitarian crisis at the U.S. border has worsened. Use this lesson to explore with students the experiences of migrants seeking asylum, the conditions of the detention facilities and identify actions to address the crisis.
This 4-lesson unit helps high school students learn about democracy, examine the First Amendment and explore how their freedoms originated and how they function today in schools, in their communities and globally.
Teach middle and high school students how they can voice their thoughts with Congress on what should be done about DACA and DREAMers. In this lesson, students learn about DREAMers/DACA recipients andreflect on what it means to be “American.”
This lesson teaches high school students the meaning, purpose and outcomes of sanctuary citiesand nonviolent resistance, both currently and throughout history. Students develop acall-to-action speech for implementing nonviolent resistance related to issues important to them.
In this lesson, high school students will reflect on what freedom means to them, gain understanding of the First Amendment freedoms and their complexities, explore relevant court cases and reflect on how the First Amendment impacts their daily lives.
This lesson provides an opportunity for students to learn more about the evolution of the Boy Scouts’ position on gay members and leaders, analyze Robert Gates’ recent speech on the issue and explore students’ own points of view by writing persuasive essays.
This high school lesson provides an opportunity for students to learn more about Caitlyn Jenner’s experiences, reflect on what it means to “come out” and explore the impact of coming out on the individual, others, policies and society as a whole.