Go inside the White House Situation Room with your students:
Presidential Cabinet Simulation on the threat of ISIS
A zero-prep, Common Core-friendly activity, made by teachers, for teachers, ready for class today!
Have your class get engaged about the human rights situation in Iraq and Syria by becoming the national security team in the Situation Room of the White House. Choose a President, analyze an intelligence video on the dangers of ISIS, then decide a course of action. As the teacher, you'll become the Chief of Staff, leading the meeting and guiding its discussion. After, get involved with outreach activities to assist Syrian refugees. All materials are ready-to-go, allowing you to begin today. Click here to start!
It has been said that the most important part about learning about the Holocaust is linking its study to the world. This website attempts to make that connection by showing a series of fictional briefings that allow students to analyze the causes of genocide in real-life international situations. Click here for additional Situation Room videos on Syria, South Sudan, and Rwanda.