News in Review | Current Edition

Whether it’s Joyce Echaquan, systemic racism, defunding the police, or the Perseverance rover landing on Mars, give your students the opportunity to explore multiple perspectives on many of today's most important issues. Throughout the school year, News in Review dives into four news stories per month and gives students deeper context.

Each story comes with a teacher guide that provides before-viewing preparation, discussion prompts, a Digging Deeper section and followup activities.

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News in Review - September 2020 George Floyd: Why He Matters

In May 2020, 46-year-old George Floyd, a Black American, died during an arrest under the knee of a White police officer. His death galvanized a nation fed up with police brutality and racism against the black population. The fury spread as hundreds of thousands of protesters and rioters took to the streets demanding change in cities across the country. Those ...
  • 2020
  • 00:16:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/30/2020

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  • NIR-20-09 - PPT - George Floyd: Why He Matters

  • NIR-20-09 - PDF - George Floyd: Why He Matters

News in Review - September 2020 Black Lives Matter Canada: A Call for Racial Equality

The death of George Floyd in May 2020 during an arrest in Minneapolis led to widespread protests across the U.S. and around the globe, with calls for an end to racial inequality and police violence against Black people. In Canada, thousands marched under the banner of Black Lives Matter, demanding an end to racism here too. Those protests highlighted the ...
  • 2020
  • 00:15:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/30/2020

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  • NIR-20-09 - PDF - Black Lives Matter Canada: A Call for Racial Equality

  • NIR-20-09 - PPT - Black Lives Matter Canada: A Call for Racial Equality