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Lesson of the Day: ‘We Live in Zoom Now’

Lesson of the Day: ‘We Live in Zoom Now’

Find all our Lessons of the Day here.Lesson OverviewFeatured Article: “We Live in Zoom Now”The coronavirus has changed how we work, play and learn: Schools are closing, sports leagues have been canceled, and many people have been asked to work from home.Overnight, Zoom has become a primary social platform for millions of people, a lot…
Lesson of the Day: ‘On the Trail of America’s First Women to Vote’

Lesson of the Day: ‘On the Trail of America’s First Women to Vote’

Find all our Lessons of the Day here.Lesson OverviewFeatured Article: “On the Trail of America’s First Women to Vote” by Jennifer SchuesslerThe year 2020 marks 100 years since the United States signed women’s suffrage into law with the 19th Amendment. In the featured article, you will learn about a time in early American history when…
Lesson of the Day: ‘Procrastinate Much? Manage Your Emotions, Not Your Time.’

Lesson of the Day: ‘Procrastinate Much? Manage Your Emotions, Not Your Time.’

Find all our Lessons of the Day here.Lesson OverviewFeatured Article: “Procrastinate Much? Manage Your Emotions, Not Your Time.” by Adam GrantProcrastination is something most of us have dealt with at one time or another, whether it’s waiting until the last minute to turn in an assignment or finding ways to get out of doing chores…
Lesson of the Day: ‘Coronavirus Cost to Businesses and Workers: “It Has All Gone to Hell”’

Lesson of the Day: ‘Coronavirus Cost to Businesses and Workers: “It Has All Gone...

Find all our Lessons of the Day here.Lesson OverviewFeatured Article: “Coronavirus Cost to Businesses and Workers: ‘It Has All Gone to Hell’”As the coronavirus outbreak forces the cancellation of trips, nights out and large gatherings, economic damage is mounting across the country.In this lesson, students will learn about the economic fallout that happens when people…
Lesson of the Day: ‘How Coronavirus Hijacks Your Cells’

Lesson of the Day: ‘How Coronavirus Hijacks Your Cells’

Find all our Lessons of the Day here.Lesson OverviewFeatured Article: “How Coronavirus Hijacks Your Cells” by Jonathan Corum and Carl ZimmerThe virus that causes Covid-19 is spreading around the world. At least six other types of coronavirus are known to infect humans, with some causing the common cold and two causing outbreaks: SARS and MERS.In…
Lesson of the Day: ‘When the Ocean Gives You Plastic, Make Animals’

Lesson of the Day: ‘When the Ocean Gives You Plastic, Make Animals’

Find all our Lessons of the Day here.Lesson OverviewFeatured Article: “When the Ocean Gives You Plastic, Make Animals” by Alex V. Cipolle.The Washed Ashore nonprofit collects garbage on the Oregon coast and creates sculptures of animals whose health is endangered by the trash they are made of.In this lesson, you will learn about the organization’s…
Lesson of the Day: ‘For Paris Olympics, Surfing Will Head to Tahiti’s “Wall of Skulls”’

Lesson of the Day: ‘For Paris Olympics, Surfing Will Head to Tahiti’s “Wall of...

Find all our Lessons of the Day here.Lesson OverviewFeatured Article: “For Paris Olympics, Surfing Will Head to Tahiti’s ‘Wall of Skulls’” by Victor Mather and Talya MinsbergThe 2020 Sumer Olympics in Tokyo are just around the corner. But Paris, which is hosting the 2024 Summer Games, is already making plans for its surfing competition. Instead…
Lesson of the Day: ‘Sneezing Dogs, Dancing Bees: How Animals Vote’

Lesson of the Day: ‘Sneezing Dogs, Dancing Bees: How Animals Vote’

Find all our Lessons of the Day here.Lesson OverviewFeatured Article: “Sneezing Dogs, Dancing Bees: How Animals Vote” by Elizabeth Preston.The 2020 election is off to a rocky and complicated start. Many are wondering if there is a better way to elect a president.What comparative political lessons can we learn from the animal kingdom? While they…
Lesson of the Day: ‘When Can We Go to School?’ Nearly 300 Million Children Are Missing Class.

Lesson of the Day: ‘When Can We Go to School?’ Nearly 300 Million Children...

Find all our Lessons of the Day here.Lesson OverviewFeatured Article: “When Can We Go to School?” Nearly 300 Million Children Are Missing Class, by Vivian Wang and Makiko InoueSince January, we have written lessons for students about the coronavirus outbreak and early efforts to contain it. We published a special guest-authored math lesson to better…
Lesson of the Day: ‘5 Takeaways From a Super Tuesday That Changed the Democratic Race’

Lesson of the Day: ‘5 Takeaways From a Super Tuesday That Changed the Democratic...

Find all our Lessons of the Day here.Lesson OverviewFeatured Article: “5 Takeaways From a Super Tuesday That Changed the Democratic Race” March 3 was Super Tuesday, the biggest day of the Democratic presidential campaign. The results increasingly suggested a two-person race between candidates representing competing wings of the party.In this lesson, you will analyze the…

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