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Nov 15, 2016

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Videoconference Sharing Stories of Tolerance and Respect

The Museum of Tolerance offers students the opportunity to experience one of the museum’s Special Speakers from anywhere in the world through its Bridging the Gap program. Topics include Holocaust Survivors, From Hate to Hope, and From the Depths of Hate.

Virtual Reality Tours

Nov 15, 2016

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Virtual Reality Lab

Virtual reality (VR) can transport students to the beaches in the Maldives, on a science expedition in the Arctic, or into the middle of a refugee camp. The Global Nomads Group (GNG) is harnessing the power of virtual reality (VR) technology to spark curiosity and cultivate empathy in classrooms. GNG’s VR programs are accompanied by curriculum and span across a variety of themes and topics that support global citizenship education.

Lessons about the Refugee Crisis

Nov 15, 2016

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Lesson Closely Examining Historical Moments

How can closely examining a troubling moment in history inform choices today? Facing History and Ourselves offers a free lesson that draws on readings and short videos featuring the United States Ambassador to the United Nations in conversation with the young people of Newcomers High School in New York—all immigrants—to explain and humanize a crisis that often feels too overwhelming to confront.

Digital Fiancial Education Curriculum

Nov 15, 2016

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Digital Financial Education Curriculum

The MassMutual Foundation is offering a new digital financial education curriculum—part of its FutureSmart program—developed specifically for middle school students.

On Education and the Election

Nov 15, 2016

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SPOTLIGHT! On Education and the Election

During the past week, editors at Big Deal Media have received many statements from educational organizations regarding the results of the recent presidential election. As part of our decades-long effort to provide K–12 educators with resources that promote inclusion, tolerance, respect, critical thinking, and advancement of knowledge, we share with you the words of some of these respected organizations.

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