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Biddy Mason (1818-1891) - HS
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In this history lesson, students learn about the epic life and exemplary character of Biddy Mason, a woman who was born into slavery in the Deep South, walked to California as part of a pioneer caravan, fought for her freedom in court, and died a millionaire real-estate investor in Los Angeles. In addition to the highs and lows of Biddy’s dramatic life, this lesson asks students to study how she demonstrated the virtues of courage and charity, both in securing freedom for herself and her family and, later, using her fortune to invest in her community and provide relief to poor Californians of all races and religions.The Woodson Center's Black History and Excellence curriculum is based on the Woodson Principles and tells the stories of Black Americans whose tenacity and resilience enabled them to overcome adversity and make invaluable contributions to our country. It also teaches character and decision-making skills that equip students to take charge of their futures. These lessons in Black American excellence are free and publicly available for all.

Subject:
Ethnic Studies
U.S. History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Curriculum Team
Date Added:
06/24/2024
Community Garden - Tomatoes (Prep, Plant, & Protect)
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This learning resource is a product of our involvement in the GoPro Learning Challenge. As part of our Community Garden series, it develops learner knowledge and skills in the following areas: deepened understanding of the tomato plant/fruit, it's dietary/cultural significance, preparation of soil/roots for planting, proper positioning of tomato plants for optimal growth, and protection of young plants in a home garden. Learners will be asked to engage with the resource and demonstrate their acquisition of knowledge/skill by presenting acquired knowledge and demonstrating proficiency in the various components of proper planting.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Date Added:
11/09/2014
Elijah McCoy (1844-1929) - HS
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In this history lesson, students learn about the ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit of Elijah McCoy, a prolific inventor who held 57 patents, mostly on designs related to locomotives. Born in Canada and educated in Scotland, he spent most of his professional life in and around Detroit, Michigan, working in the railroad industry while also continuing to produce new inventions. The son of escaped slaves, McCoy overcame early discrimination to become an internationally respected authority in his field. By the time of his death, McCoy was widely celebrated by his contemporaries as a leader and model for Black America in the first generation after Emancipation. This lesson asks students to consider how McCoy’s life experiences led him create such important innovations and ask why his inventions were so highly valued by manufacturers and consumers. The Woodson Center's Black History and Excellence curriculum is based on the Woodson Principles and tells the stories of Black Americans whose tenacity and resilience enabled them to overcome adversity and make invaluable contributions to our country. It also teaches character and decision-making skills that equip students to take charge of their futures. These lessons in Black American excellence are free and publicly available for all.

Subject:
Ethnic Studies
U.S. History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Curriculum Team
Date Added:
06/24/2024
Global Nomads Group: Barriers to Access Education with Girl Rising Executive Producer, Tom Yellin (One Week Lesson Plan)
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Highlighting the film, Girl Rising, this curriculum seeks to examine the barriers that prevent children, specifically girls, from accessing education. The curriculum engages students in a critical discussion of: "How do we, as youth, create solutions to overcome the challenges of access to education?"

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
English Language Arts
Social Science
Material Type:
Case Study
Interactive
Lecture
Lesson Plan
Student Guide
Date Added:
03/31/2015
Global Nomads Group: Education and Social Change in Afghanistan Curriculum with Journalist, Mellissa Fung (One Week Lesson Plan)
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With a focus on education in Afghanistan, the Witness to Education in Afghanistan and Throughout the World curriculum examines global and local examples of how education can be use to create social change. Students address the driving question: "How can we, as youth, utilize education to promote positive change within our communities?"

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Social Science
Material Type:
Case Study
Interactive
Lecture
Lesson Plan
Student Guide
Date Added:
03/31/2015
Global Nomads Group: Overfishing and Conservation Curriculum with Science Writer, Erik Vance (One Week Lesson Plan)
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The ocean's resources are slowly being depleted. This curriculum examines the issue of overfishing and its impact on both the environment and human life. In developing sustainable solutions, the students address the driving question: "How can we as youth, sustain the future of the world's ocean through our actions today?"

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Arts and Humanities
Social Science
Material Type:
Case Study
Interactive
Lecture
Lesson Plan
Student Guide
Date Added:
04/01/2015
Global Nomads Group: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Waste Curriculum With Thad Copeland from GrowNYC (One Week Lesson Plan)
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The Wasted: Don't Trash the Earth curriculum asks students to examine the impact of the waste we locally and globally produce and seek creative solutions to reduce this wastefulness by answering the driving question: "How can we, as youth, rethink waste?"

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
English Language Arts
Social Science
Material Type:
Case Study
Interactive
Lecture
Lesson Plan
Student Guide
Date Added:
03/31/2015
Grade 10 ELA Module 4
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In this module, students read, discuss, and analyze nonfiction and dramatic texts, focusing on how the authors convey and develop central ideas concerning imbalance, disorder, tragedy, mortality, and fate.

Find the rest of the EngageNY ELA resources at https://archive.org/details/engageny-ela-archive .

Subject:
English Language Arts
Reading Literature
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
New York State Education Department
Provider Set:
EngageNY
Date Added:
07/09/2014
Grade 9 ELA Module 2
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In this module, students engage with literature and nonfiction texts that develop central ideas of guilt, obsession, and madness, among others. Building on work with evidence-based analysis and debate in Module 1, students will produce evidence-based claims to analyze the development of central ideas and text structure. Students will develop and strengthen their writing by revising and editing, and refine their speaking and listening skills through discussion-based assessments.

Find the rest of the EngageNY ELA resources at https://archive.org/details/engageny-ela-archive .

Subject:
English Language Arts
Reading Informational Text
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
New York State Education Department
Provider Set:
EngageNY
Date Added:
04/01/2013
Museum Debate Nl-UK-US
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This project invites debating teams from secondary schools to debate in a Museum. Primary and Secondary School students enter a local competition. Also, international debates between students of similar age groups can be organised. Teachers work on didactic approaches to teaching students how to use argumentation, to lsiten as well as be heard. How do these debating skills develop from ages 10-18? How can be improve them? How do different levels cope with debating?

Subject:
Applied Science
Arts and Humanities
Environmental Science
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Date Added:
02/02/2019