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MY HERO Curated Social Studies Resources

Bring classrooms to life with MY HERO's Multimedia Resources 

Explore lessons tied to UN Sustainable Development Goals, International UN Observances, human rights and social activism.

 


International Migrants Day Teacher Lesson Plan

By: Laura Nietzer
Teacher resources and discussion guide

Human Rights Day Teacher Lesson Plan

By: Laura Nietzer

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted on December 10, 1948.

Universal Children's Day Teacher Lesson Plan

By: Laura Nietzer

Universal Children's Day Resources 

World Press Freedom Day Lesson Plan

By: MY HERO Staff

Share the importance of an independent press with your students this week. 

International Day of UN Peacekeepers Lesson Plan

By: Wendy Milette

Students gain an understanding of UN Peacekeepers.

International Day of Peace Teacher Lesson Plan

By: Laura Nietzer

Resources related to peace and peace activists.

August 12 | International Youth Day Multimedia Resources and Lesson Plan for Teachers

By: Laura Nietzer

International Youth Day multimedia lesson plan.

Black History Month Lesson Plan

By: Laura Nietzer

Black History Month Multimedia Resources and Lesson Plan 

UN Disarmament Week Teacher Lesson Plan

By: Laura Nietzer

Share the importance of disarmament with your students.

International Day for Tolerance Teacher Lesson Plan

By: Anthony Pouw

International Day for Tolerance 

International Day of the Girl Child Lesson Plan

By: Laura Nietzer

International Day of the Girl Multimedia Resources and Lesson Plan

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery Teacher Lesson Plan

By: Laura Nietzer

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery 

LGBT Pride Month | JUNE

By: MY HERO Staff

For LGBT Pride Month we shine a light on LGBT heroes who have shaped culture. 

Social Justice Multimedia Resources to Use in the Classroom and for Homeschooling

By: Laura Nietzer

Social Justice Multimedia Resources

MY HERO Human Rights Multimedia Resources

By: Laura Nietzer

Human Rights Multimedia Resources

Heroes From History


Katherine Johnson Multimedia Resources and Lesson Plan for Teachers

By: Laura Nietzer

Katherine Johnson,

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Multimedia Resources and Lesson Plan for Teachers

By: Laura Nietzer

Ruth Bader Ginsburg 

Nelson Mandela Curated Multimedia Lesson Plan

By: Laura Nietzer

Nelson Mandela 

Malala Yousafzai Lesson Plan

By: Laura Nietzer

Malala Yousafzai 

Dalai Lama Lesson Plan

By: Laura Nietzer

 Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet in exile and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

Ron Kovic Multimedia Teacher Lesson Plan

By: Laura Nietzer

Ron Kovic is an anti-war activist, artist, and former US Marine Corps sergeant.

Thurgood Marshall Lesson Plan

By: Laura Nietzer

Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. 

Jane Goodall Lesson Plan

By: Laura Nietzer

Jane Goodall

Kim Phuc Lesson Plan

By: Xenia Shin

Kim Phuc

Maya Angelou Lesson Plan

By: Xenia Shin

African-American writer and poet Maya Angelou

Middle School and High School Resources


MY HERO Curated Resources for Middle and High School Students - Youth Activists

By: Laura Nietzer

Inspire students and enhance learning with these resources. Includes questions and research activities that can be assigned to students.

MY HERO Multimedia Resources for Middle School Students: Peace Activism

By: Laura Nietzer

MY HERO Curated Resources for Middle and High School Students - Civil Rights

By: Laura Nietzer

Use these resources to inspire compassion and activism in your students, and ask them to identify a civil rights issue they can learn more about.

MY HERO Multimedia Resources for High School Students: Conflict Resolution and Peace

By: Laura Nietzer

Elementary School Resource


Elementary Student Resources
Credit: MY HERO

For Additional Resources and Lesson Plans, Go to the MY HERO Lesson Plan Center


Lesson Plan Center
Credit: MY HERO

 

Laura Nietzer

The International Day of Peace lesson plan was created by MY HERO Education Outreach Director Laura Nietzer.

Students can share their Hero Essays, Films and Art through our Create Program


How to use MY HERO's Create Program to Publish Stories, Art, Film and Audio for Students

Tutorial for students: Publish written stories, film, original artwork and audio in MY HERO's multimedia library.

Create Program
Credit: MY HERO

Outstanding essays submitted to MY HERO will be considered for a certificate/t-shirt prize or be featured on the Story Homepage.

Submit your artwork to be entered in the MY HERO art contest or to be exhibited on our Gallery Homepage.

Students can submit their films for free with a waiver to the MY HERO International Film Festival.

Learn about a New Hero Every Day of the Year: Use the MY HERO Calendar in the Classroom



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