For every required school reading there is a perfect Retro Report video to add context. Here are some popular books often assigned by E.L.A/English teachers, and the videos that offer historical background and connections to current events. Team up with a teacher across the hall to enhance your students’ critical thinking skills and content knowledge. […]
This collection features over 50 videos and lessons that align to all five AP Gov units. Unit 1: Foundation of American Democracy The Retro Report resources here focus on debates in Federalism, including immigration and disaster response. Sanctuary Cities: An Uproar That Began Long Ago Immigration in the 1990s: Proposition 187 The Minneapolis Bridge Collapse […]
The 1982 attack against Vincent Chin redefined hate crimes and energized a push for today’s stronger legal protections. (Mural by Anthony Lee.)
The U.S. government ordered 120,000 people of Japanese descent, most American citizens, imprisoned during World War II. An admission of wrongdoing and reparations payments came decades later, but a Supreme Court ruling had lasting impact.
What obligation does the United States have toward people who are uprooted by war?
Retro Report and Pear Deck have partnered to help teachers give historical context to today’s most important stories. With these ready-to-teach lessons, students learn how journalism and storytelling allows us to better understand the lessons of history and apply them to today’s world. Behaviorism, B.F. Skinner, and Social Media This lesson introduces students to the […]