Understanding global issues, war and peace is a challenge. We believe in experiential learning without violence. On our trips, students acquire skills for transforming awareness of the world into opportunities for positive change.
Essential questions provide structure to the student learning outcomes.
Students understand the key geopolitical, historical, social and internal dynamics of U.S-Cuba relations, 1895-1952.
Students consider the causes and consequences of the Cuban Revolution, including the Batista regime, independence movements of Latin America and Cold War geopolitics.
Students evaluate three iconic photographs and events of the Vietnam War, as broadcast to the United States in 1963, 1968 and 1972, respectively.
A transcript from Walter Cronkite's February 27, 1968 broadcast in which he articulates the "credibility gap" to the American public.
From Foreign Affairs Magazine, July 1969, Presidential advisor Clark Clifford recalls his post-Tet Offensive transformation from a "Hawk" to a "Dove".
In a provocative speech, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. makes the argument that the war in Vietnam is an economic and racist injustice to the poor blacks of America’s inner-cities.
Considered one of the most iconic songs of the Vietnam War era, Bob Dylan's 1964 folk song is often celebrated as a classic in the "protest" music genre.
A transcript from President Lyndon Baine Johnson's television address to the nation March 31, 1968 in which he discusses the status of the Vietnam War, and withdrawal from the upcoming election.
Unit goals and learning outcomes are rephrased as questions in the Unit V worksheet for easy assessment of knowledge acquisition.
Summary of subject matter content, course unit Common-Core alignment and compliance with California State Standards in Social Sciences.
Students may easily define, understand and apply key terms from the Vietnam War.
Dynamic PowerPoint lecture empowers teachers to easily instruct the course material.
A transcript from "Meet the Press" February 4, 1968, with Secretary of State Dean Rusk and Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara.
How did our enemy assess the outcomes of the Tet Offensive?