Girls' Education

  • Title IX and the Education Amendments of 1972 | Makers

    In this lesson, students will learn about the genesis of Title IX and its impact on providing more opportunities for women in athletics and academia. Students will assume the role of a special interest group and explore the controversy surrounding Title IX, critically analyze the costs and benefits of the law, and develop a promotional campaign either supporting or objecting to Title IX.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Time For School | India : Neeraj

    Neeraj, from Rajasthan, India faces many hardships to attend school. During the day she, unlike the boys in her family, is responsible for the household chores. While they play during the day, Neeraj must work. At night she goes to school and often returns so late that everyone has gone to bed. In this media gallery, follow Neeraj over the course of 12 years as she struggles to gain an education. Click here to check out the entire collection of classroom resources from TIME FOR SCHOOL. Check out the program website here.

    Grades: 3-12
  • Nanavi, A Girl from Benin, West Africa | Wide Angle: Time for School

    In this lesson plan, students use a chart to track character development and write a statement to express the ways in which a particular young girl from West Africa has changed over a three year time span. Check out the entire collection of resources from the documentary "Time For School" here.

    Grades: 5-8
  • Pen Pals | Wide Angle: Time for School

    Pen pals from Long Island, NY and Nairobi, Kenya exchange video messages about school, family and their hopes for the future.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Who's Being Left Behind? | Wide Angle: Time for School

    The U.N. Millennium Development Goals call for universal primary education by 2015. But around the world, minorities are being left behind.

    Grades: 6-12