A Taxing Assignment

It’s tax season, and why should grown ups have all the fun? This lesson will help students in grades 6-8 understand the different ways in which taxes are calculated and how hard it is to create a system that works well for everyone.

Is plagiarism a character issue?

From a Six-Pillar perspective, this question seems like a no-brainer. Deliberately passing off another’s words as one’s own is dishonest, disrespectful, irresponsible, and unfair. But author and former college dean Stanley Fish offers a different interpretation.

International Museum Day

May 18 is International Museum Day, and this year’s theme is social harmony. We found a super set of resources for teachers on the Museum of Tolerance website. These activities and lessons are divided into two booklets – one for elementary grades and one for middle/high-school grades.