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 20 films and lessons for the AP Psychology course. Aligned with the help of educators, many of the films may fit into more than one unit of the course. Unit 2: Biological Bases of Behavior The structures of human biological systems and their functions influence our behavior and mental processes. These […]
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 […]
This collection features over 30 films and lessons for use in AP Human Geography, across nearly all units for the course. Unit 1: Thinking Geographically This first unit is about examining the essential ideas and skills used by geographers. Most of the resources in this section examine Human-Environmental Interaction. Tracking the Python Threat in the […]
This collection contains over 75 films for use in the AP United States History course. The resources for Units 8 and 9 are separated by topic. Pre-1900 (Periods 4-6): The films and lessons in this section focus on two political party conventions of the 1800s and an essential period of indigenous history that began during westward […]
A massive protest by Mexican American high school students was a milestone in a movement for Chicano rights.
An untold story of the civil rights movement.
This collection helps students explore constitutional questions around the First Amendment, the equal protection clause and affirmative action, with a focus on the intersection of history and current debates. Why Supreme Court Confirmations Have Become So Bitter Supreme Court nominations have changed since the defeat of Robert Bork. President Biden hoped for bipartisan support for […]
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 […]
African American women played a significant and sometimes overlooked role in the struggle to gain the vote.