Who are the 99%?

By Janet Pinto, chief academic officer, Curriki

Are your students asking “who are the 99%?” and “what are Occupy activists protesting against and why?” The Occupy movement is now a global issue and provides us with a current-events opportunity to teach our students about civics, activism, free speech and more.

Here’s a story on How One Teacher Brought Lessons from Occupy Wall Street to Class from Mind/Shift KQED

Plus, here are several resources you can use in the classroom:

Photo: thefreeonline.wordpress.com

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