Two one hour lessons for students to use UN Convention Against Torture definitions to judge which interrogation techniques amount to torture, then consider whether governments should be allowed to interrogate terrorist suspects using these methods.
The First World War started in August 1914. It would last for more than four years, and kill about nine million people in uniform. In the same time period the war and other violent conflicts would kill an estimated twenty million civilians. The world would never be the same. This guide introduces the topic, provides a history, objects and photos, and lesson plans.
English and French resources.
Teach about war and conflict using this free resource for teachers. Drawing on vast amounts of source material, case studies, and country information, this resource helps investigate the complex subject of conflict, and builds strength in enquiry, discussion skills, high level reasoning and creative thinking.
Lessons look at key issues in today's world including: conflicts currently taking place
the connections between conflict and poverty
how the arms trade works
when is conflict a war. Age group: 14–17
Studying the protest music of the past or present can be a powerful and engaging teaching tool for students, whether the goal is to better understand a historical time period, analyze the power of lyrics and poetry, understand forces of social change or respond to current issues.