Classroom Resources

Educational resources produced by the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

Please use the links below to access all of our educational resources on our main site.

Lesson Plans
Created by teachers and educational consultants, Council lesson plans are exercises in critical thinking on complex and often controversial issues. Typically geared for grades 9-12, but may be adapted for use in middle schools.

U.S. Foreign Policy Scenarios
Ready-to-use policy problem-solving scenarios for teachers to utilize with students in small group simulations to help promote critical thinking on complex policy issues.

Background Papers
Highlighting a specific topic or region, background papers are written for the Council's annual World Affairs Institute, a major student conference focusing on issues of great importance to U.S. interests and policy.

Resource Guides
Issue and resource summaries on various topics and regions of the world, including glossaries, summaries, and web links that provide teachers with useful and balanced materials. 

For all of our education resources, please visit our main web site.

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