Understanding bias and discrimination is integral to civics education because it relates to our civil rights. Students explore implicit bias and self-reflect about situations in which they have experienced or encountered everyday type of bias.
August 2020 marksthe centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. Help high school students understand how racism played a role in Black women beingexcluded from the right to vote.
Teach middle schoolstudents about "institutionalized gender discrimination” and the impact of Title IX through the perspective of the U.S. Women's Soccer Team's lawsuit against the U.S Soccer Federation.
This lesson plan helps 8-12 grade students explore and understand the current landscape of elected officials and Presidential hopefuls andhow the 2018 midterm electionbroke records and barriers regarding diversity.
Help elementary students understandthe language of bias in our lives and ways they can make a difference by exploringletter exchanges between 9-year-old Riley Morrison and NBA player Stephen Curry about the Curry 5's.
Students have an opportunity to learn about and develop empathy for the plight of the Rohingya people in Myanmar and explore what can be done about the crisis, which is being called a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing."
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 students about the "Muslim ban" executive order. Gain insightinto people’s thoughts through posted hashtags, reactions of protestors and reflect on their own point of view on the topic by writing an op-ed.
This lesson provides an opportunity for middle and high school students to learn more about the 2016 Olympics, reflect on what they’ve seen and heard and assess the extent to which there is sexism and stereotypes in the coverage of the 2016 Olympics.
Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill: The Power of Symbols
This lesson provides an opportunity for students to learn about the sweeping changes in U.S. currency, analyze the role of symbols and their impact and articulate their own opinions about the importance of symbols and symbolic gestures in our society.