Search Results (5)

View
Selected filters:
  • Jinnie Spiegler
Coming Out: Jason Collins
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print
Rating

NBA player Jason Collins recently became the first openly gay athlete in a major American team sport. In this activity, students read some of Collins' coming out statement, discuss it, and then consider their views on the impact coming out can have, both personally and for society.

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Reading
Provider:
Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility
Provider Set:
Teachable Moment
Author:
Jinnie Spiegler
Date Added:
05/01/2013
Let's Talk About Testing
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print
Rating

In this interactive lesson, students learn more about the high-stakes testing debate, explore different points of view about this issue, consider their own views, and identify actions they can take to address their concerns about high-stakes testing.

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility
Provider Set:
Teachable Moment
Author:
Jinnie Spiegler
Date Added:
03/12/2013
The Protestor: Time Magazine's 2011 Person of the Year
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print
Rating

Lesson Objectives: To help students understand why Time magazine chose The Protester as their 2011 Person of the Year. To help students understand how and why the worldwide protests took place during 2011, and their interconnectedness and distinctiveness. To help students understand the role of social media in the protests. To help students reflect on who "has done the most to influence the events of the year". To help students reflect on the meaning of democracy.

Subject:
Political Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Reading
Provider:
Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility
Provider Set:
Teachable Moment
Author:
Jinnie Spiegler
Date Added:
12/12/2011
Suggestions for Parents on Talking with Children about the Newtown Killing
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print
Rating

Jinnie Spiegler, a parent and education activist, offers suggestions for parents who want to talk with their children about what happened in Newtown.

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility
Provider Set:
Teachable Moment
Author:
Jinnie Spiegler
Date Added:
12/17/2012