The Choices Program is a non-profit organization based at Brown University that develops curricula on current and historical international issues. Course materials place special emphasis on the importance of educating students in their participatory role as citizens.

Check out their newest lesson plan on Nigeria here:

Nigeria and Boko Haram: Inequality, Injustice, Insurgency – Students gather information about Nigeria and the Boko Haram insurgency and identify core challenges faced by the government and people of Nigeria.

The Choices Program’s Teaching with the News initiative provides online curriculum materials and lessons to connect the content of your classroom to the headlines in the news. Topics cover a range of foreign policy and international issues. See some of the great options here, and consider sharing with educators in your community!