Be The Change Lesson Plans

We launched Be The Change to provide relevant and high-quality educational resources with the goal of empowering learners at scale. We've created free, downloadable lesson plans so educators can easily incorporate these materials in their classroom.

Be The Change

Welcome to Quizlet’s Be the Change initiative. In partnership with Teaching Tolerance, Newsela, the New York Time’s 1619 Project and other leading organizations, we’ve gathered educational resources to support students and teachers in the discovery of America’s past and current social issues.

Educate

Explore the critical eras of American history that led us here. Examine, question, study, and discuss. It’s okay not to know all of the answers.

Empathize

Show compassion and welcome all walks of life into your learning. We are all learning at different paces, but it is important we come together. Share resources, viewpoints, and understanding.

Empower

Take meaningful action based on your learnings to empower your students, classmates, colleagues, friends, and family members.

Lesson Plans

Be The Change lesson plans provide step-by-step guidance for meaningful engagement with social justice issues.

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Featured original articles

These are the primary source material for our Be The Change content. These sources include news articles, essays, podcasts, etc. that are centered on various topics.

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Fast Company recognizes Be The Change

We're honored that Quizlet's Be The Change initiative was named a finalist in the Social Justice category for Fast Company's 2021 World Changing Ideas.

The future is now

We firmly believe in the power of education, and the change it can create. Quizlet is dedicated to providing resources that support people in their journeys to learn more about themselves and their communities. Together we can, and will, create the equitable world we want to live in.

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