Today's News, Tomorrow's Lesson

Author Toni Morrison receiving the Presidential Medal
Read the summary, watch the video and answer the discussion questions on Toni Morrison below. You may want to turn on the “CC” (closed-captions)...
Flowers at a memorial for the mass shooting victims
Directions : Read the summary, watch the videos and answer the discussion questions below. You may want to turn on the “CC” (closed-captions)...
On August 3, 2019, news of two mass shootings, the first in El Paso, Texas and the second one in Dayton, Ohio, relayed around the world. While the...
PBS NewsHour Extra 
2019-07-26
DOWNLOAD VIDEO Directions : Read the summary, watch the videos and answer the discussion questions below. You may want to turn on the “CC” (closed-...
Dr. Erika Lee discuss the history of racist language in the U.S.
Read the summary about racist language in U.S. History, watch the video and answer the discussion questions below. You may want to turn on the “CC” (...
Civics discussion
Welcome to “Super Civics 2020,” PBS NewsHour’s new series on civics, designed to help schools engage in thoughtful discussions about democracy,...
Young DC Student Report filming for a story
Directions : Watch the video montage below about NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs (SRL) youthjournalism program and answer the discussion questions...
Activist rallying a crowd protesting conditions stemming from today's border crisis
Border Crisis Lesson Overview We encourage you to read through the whole lesson and complete the questions that make the most sense for you and your...
Women's soccer fans celebrate in New York
Summary: U.S. Women's Soccer World Cup Win The U.S. women’s soccer team won its fourth FIFA World Cup on Sunday against the Netherlands in a 2-0...
Children exiting the one room schoolhouse in Cody, Wyoming.
PBS NewsHour Extra 
2019-07-02
What's it like teaching and learning in a one room schoolhouse? The one-room schoolhouse may seem like a distant memory from U.S. history, but about...