What’s in a Number? Some Research Shows That a Lower B.M.I. Isn’t Always Better. | Retro Report

From RETRO REPORT. Biased ideas about a link between body size and health have led many people to dismiss unexpected scientific findings. This video was released in collaboration with Scientific American. Subscribe to our newsletter for the history behind the headlines: https://www.retroreport.org/newsletters/ CONNECT WITH RETRO REPORT Website: http://www.retroreport.org Twitter: https://twitter.com/RetroReport Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RetroReport Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/retroreport YouTube:…

Teaching About Redistricting and Gerrymandering Webinar

From RETRO REPORT. Co-hosted by Retro Report, New American History, and GeoCivics, and supported by NCGE, this webinar will feature brand new classroom resources for teaching about Redistricting and Gerrymandering in 6th-12th grade classrooms, along with resources for the College/University level. The presenting organizations are all Educating for American Democracy Champions, and the materials presented…

As Massacre Survivors Seek Justice, El Salvador Grapples With 1,000 Ghosts | Retro Report

From RETRO REPORT. “Massacre in El Salvador,” a collaboration with Frontline and ProPublica, tells the story of the worst massacre in recent Latin American history, and why a final reckoning is at risk. Subscribe to our newsletter for the history behind the headlines: https://www.retroreport.org/newsletters/ CONNECT WITH RETRO REPORT Website: http://www.retroreport.org Twitter: https://twitter.com/RetroReport Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RetroReport Instagram:…

Gerrymandering Tilts Political Power. Here’s How Redistricting Affects Democracy. | Retro Report

From RETRO REPORT. Both parties play the redistricting game, redrawing electoral boundaries to lock down power. The lesson plan for educators also features our gerrymandering webinar : https://bit.ly/RRgerrymandering. Sign up for a free Retro Report in the Classroom newsletter to receive free teacher resources: http://retroreport.org/educationnewsletters Browse through dozens more lesson plans and videos here: https://www.retroreport.org/education/…

Agent Orange: Last Chapter of the Vietnam War | Retro Report

From RETRO REPORT. The use of the defoliant Agent Orange during the Vietnam War continues to cast a dark shadow over both American veterans and Vietnamese citizens. Subscribe to our newsletter for the history behind the headlines: https://www.retroreport.org/newsletters/ CONNECT WITH RETRO REPORT Website: http://www.retroreport.org Twitter: https://twitter.com/RetroReport Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RetroReport Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/retroreport YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/RETROREPORT Retro Report in…

Teaching About 9/11 Webinar | Retro Report

From RETRO REPORT. Teaching About 9/11 resources: https://www.retroreport.org/education/resources/teaching-about-9-11/ Sign up for a free Retro Report in the Classroom newsletter to receive free teacher resources: http://retroreport.org/educationnewsletters Browse through dozens more lesson plans and videos here: https://www.retroreport.org/education/ CONNECT WITH RETRO REPORT Website: http://www.retroreport.org Twitter: https://twitter.com/RetroReport Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RetroReport Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/retroreport YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/RETROREPORT Retro Report in the Classroom: https://www.retroreport.org/education/…

9/11 Heroes: Surviving the Biggest Attack on U.S. Soil | Retro Report

From RETRO REPORT. On Sept. 11, 2001, more than 2,000 New York City emergency workers sped toward lower Manhattan. More than 400 of them perished that day. Lesson plan for educators: https://www.retroreport.org/education/resources/teaching-about-9-11/ Sign up for a free Retro Report in the Classroom newsletter to receive free teaching resources: http://retroreport.org/educationnewsletters Browse through dozens more lesson plans…

How the Military Response to 9/11 Led to Two Decades of War in Afghanistan | Retro Report

From RETRO REPORT. Officials who drove the decades-long war in Afghanistan look back on the mistakes and misjudgments that led to a 20-year quagmire. Lesson plan for educators: https://www.retroreport.org/education/video/how-the-military-response-to-9/11-led-to-two-decades-of-war-in-afghanistan/ Sign up for a free Retro Report in the Classroom newsletter to receive free teaching resources: http://retroreport.org/educationnewsletters Browse through dozens more lesson plans and videos here:…

Wrongly Accused of Terrorism: The Sleeper Cell That Wasn’t | Retro Report

From RETRO REPORT. Six days after 9/11, the FBI’s raid on a Detroit sleeper cell signaled America’s resolve to fight terrorism. But, there was one problem—the FBI was wrong. Lesson plan for educators: https://www.retroreport.org/education/video/aftermath-of-the-war-on-terror/ Sign up for a free Retro Report in the Classroom newsletter to receive free teaching resources: http://retroreport.org/educationnewsletters Browse through dozens more…

How Teachers Use Retro Report Videos to Engage Students | Retro Report

From RETRO REPORT. Teachers use Retro Report’s free videos and lesson plans to connect history to today. Subscribe for free teacher resources: http://retroreport.org/educationnewsletters Browse through dozens of lesson plans and videos here: https://www.retroreport.org/education/ CONNECT WITH RETRO REPORT Website: http://www.retroreport.org Twitter: https://twitter.com/RetroReport Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RetroReport Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/retroreport YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/RETROREPORT Retro Report in the Classroom: https://www.retroreport.org/education/ Retro Report…

The Battle for Busing | Retro Report

From RETRO REPORT. In the late 1960s, "busing" became a dirty word to parents, especially in Charlotte, North Carolina, whose fight over busing landed before the Supreme Court. A landmark ruling opened the floodgates for busing students across the country, but what happened when the buses stopped rolling? Subscribe to our newsletter for the history…