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6 Countries Export 74% Of All Weapons To The World. Guess Who's #1?

Use current events in your elementary classroom to teach social studies, reading, and writing skills. Students practice summarizing the article, citing their sources, and providing their opinion.

Current Events in the Classroom

Use current events in your elementary classroom to teach social studies, reading, and writing skills. Students practice summarizing the article, citing their sources, and providing their opinion.

Dania, 11 year old being cradled in her brother's arms after being hit by shrapnel in Syria. UNICEF photo of the year 2013.

Award-Winning Photo Tells Us More About The Syria Crisis Than Any Statistic Can

Dania, 11 year old being cradled in her brother's arms after being hit by shrapnel in Syria. UNICEF photo of the year 2013.

Diagram of geopolitical relationships in the middle east ~ Geopolitics & Daily News

Diagram of geopolitical relationships in the middle east ~ Geopolitics & Daily News

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Syrian child away from home. There are millions of orphans roaming the streets of hundreds of cities on earth. They are the result of war, AIDS taking their parents or unwanted mouths to feed. What is our response in this over-fed, narcissistic western society?

Syrian child away from home. There are millions of orphans roaming the streets of hundreds of cities on earth. They are the result of war, AIDS taking their parents or unwanted mouths to feed. What is our response in this over-fed, narcissistic western society?

Like many of you, I have spent the weekend processing how to address Friday evening’s terrorist attacks with my students tomorrow. Although I consider myself a planner, this is not a lesson that can be planned. As of this time, I do not know how much my students will understand about what happened, what questions …

Like many of you, I have spent the weekend processing how to address Friday evening’s terrorist attacks with my students tomorrow. Although I consider myself a planner, this is not a lesson that can be planned. As of this time, I do not know how much my students will understand about what happened, what questions …

A British soldier who had his leg blown off by a bomb while serving in Iraq has taken the internet by storm after his Facebook post attacking Islamophobia went viral.

A British soldier who had his leg blown off by a bomb while serving in Iraq has taken the internet by storm after his Facebook post attacking Islamophobia went viral.

IRAN in the 1970s BEFORE the Islamic Revolution. I'm speechless!

IRAN in the 1970s BEFORE the Islamic Revolution. I'm speechless!