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Today’s students will be graduating into a world that is ever more interconnected. One in ten Americans is foreign born, and local communities—urban, suburban, and rural—are growing more diverse. Our students will be working with people from different cultures, whether as part of a diverse community here at home or as part of an international team. To take advantage of global market opportunities, companies want employees with the knowledge and skills to work across cultures.
October 24, 2017 - 9:00pm EDT
Author Ta-Nehisi Coates, filmmaker Ava DuVernay, and author and activist Janet Mock see their basic assumptions about their families challenged, placing their ancestors — of all colors — into the greater context of black history through genetic analysis and traditional historiographic sleuthing.
About the series: Join Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. to uncover the surprising ancestral stories of 28 guests, including Scarlett Johansson, Larry David, Amy Schumer, Ted Danson, Paul Rudd, Lupita Nyong'o, Carmelo Anthony and Ta-Nehisi Coates. 10/24
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The Vietnam War (Ken Burns/PBS)

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s ten-part, 18-hour documentary series, THE VIETNAM WAR, tells the epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history. the series explores the human dimensions of the war through revelatory testimony of nearly 80 witnesses from all sides—Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as combatants and civilians from North and South Vietnam.
Monday, September 4, 2017 - 9:00pm

Newsela PRO in the Classroom

A Newsela educator specialist will present five easy ways to help Newsela PRO come to life in the classroom for social studies teachers.

Newsela PRO in the Classroom

A Newsela educator specialist will present five easy ways to help Newsela PRO come to life in the classroom for social studies teachers.

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