Social Education May/June 2015
What are Human Rights and How Can We Ensure Them?
This high school lesson plan introduces two essential UN human rights documents and challenges students to reflect on the causes of child exploitation and ways to reduce violations of children's rights.
Child Labor and Consumerism
In this lesson, middle school students consider the links between consumer decisions and child labor.
Carter G. Woodson Book Awards
The 2014 and 2015 Carter G. Woodson Award winners include books about a Charleston jazz band of African American orphans; a Navy disaster that exposed the injustices of military segregation; and Sylvia Mendez and Barbara Johns, who waged desegregation battles on separate coasts.
Lessons on the LawMonkeying around with Selfies and U.S. Copyright Law
The story of an Indonesian macaque who snapped selfies with a photographer's camera can serve as a jumping off point into an engaging lesson on intellectual property and the concept of copyright.