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The Best Resources To Help Students Learn About Occupy Wall Street

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It seems to me that Occupy Wall Street has grown so much over the past few weeks that it’s pretty difficult to not discuss it in the classroom. I thought readers might find a list of related resources useful.

Two previously posted “The Best..” lists might also be helpful:

The Best Sites For Learning About Protests In History

The Best Resources About Wealth & Income Inequality

Here are my choices for The Best Resources To Help Students Learn About Occupy Wall Street, and I hope readers will contribute more:

Who Are the 99%? Ways to Teach About Occupy Wall Street is from The New York Times Learning Network.

Occupy: protesters in their own words is a photo gallery from The Guardian.

‘Occupy Wall Street,’ a primer
is from The Washington Post.

The Associated Press has an Occupy Wall Street interactive.

Following The Occupy Wall Street Protests is an interactive from The Wall Street Journal.

Occupy Wall Street global protests is a photo gallery from The Boston Globe.

Occupy Wall Street Goes Global is a TIME slideshow.

Occupy-apalooza Strikes a Chord is from The New York Times.

What Percent Are You? is an interactive from The Wall Street Journal.

Countless Grievances, One Thread: We’re Angry is from The Wall Street Journal.

Wall St. Protest Isn’t Like Ours, Tea Party Says is also from The New York Times.

Obama: Occupy Wall Street ‘Not That Different’ From Tea Party Protests is from ABC News.

Why You Shouldn’t Compare Occupy Wall Street to the Tea Party is from TIME.

CNN has plenty of related videos.

The wonkiest signs from Occupy Wall Street is from The Washington Post.

Public Opinion and the Occupy Movement is a fascinating interactive infographic from The New York Times.

The Morningside Center has a number of lessons related to Occupy Wall Street.

Moving the Movement: Analyzing the Future of Occupy Wall Street is a very good lesson plan published by The New York Times Learning Network. Considering the removal of protestors from the New York City site, it could be a very timely classroom discussion.

Intermediate English – Occupy Wall Street is from ESOL Courses.

Feedback is welcome.

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