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Strategies for Change: A Debate Among Four African American Leaders
8th - 12th
In this social justice worksheet, students select one of the 4 listed African-American advocates listed to role play in a Reconstruction debate. Students respond to 5 short answer questions to help them prepare for the debate.
Thomas Edison: Inventor and Entrepreneur
3rd - 7th CCSS: Designed
How many of Thomas Edison's inventions do your scholars use every day? They might be shocked to find out! Young historians watch a video, analyze a photograph, and read one of Edison's letters to learn more about his life and impact....
Entrepreneurship: Creating A New Business/Business in A Box
High schoolers examine the steps involved in starting a new business. They conduct Internet research, listen to a guest speaker, prepare a ten-page Business Plan, and present their business idea in a role-play situation where they ask...
Use of John Johnson's Life Story in Conjunction With Other Black Entrepreneurs as Role Models for Potential Black Businessmen
10th - 12th
Students read an autobiography of John Johnson and discuss how he rose from poverty to be a successful businessman. After reading excerpts of other autobiographies, they brainstorm a list of characteristics of those who were successful...
An American Success Story: The Pope House of Raleigh, NC
9th - 12th
Students examine the objectives of the black middle class at the beginning of the 20th century, and identify the work done by Dr. Pope. They conduct research on how race relations shaped their community, conduct a mock election, and...
Factors of Production and Economic Decision-Making
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Class members begin this engaging economics activity by listing all the resources used in the production of a car, and use that example to draw parallels to the four primary factors of production: capital goods, labor, natural resources,...
"The Cluster of Errors" - The Austrian Theory of Boom and Bust
5 mins 10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Does the financial crises of 2008 fit the Austrian economic theory of "boom and bust"? American economics professor Lawrence H. White discusses economists' rationale for following interest rates and the reliability of turning to theory...