If students you teach are old enough to watch and hear the news, then they’re witness to the extreme violence of terrorist groups in our world today. It’s important for them and all of us to try to understand this complex and dangerous phenomenon. You’ll find video and educational resources to explore the root causes of extremism for grades 7-12 from PBS NewsHour on February 18, 2015. These standards-aligned materials are part of PBS LearningMedia’s Daily News Story collection
on White House Summit Aims to Prevent Violent Extremism. You can find more resources from the Daily News Story collection and also explore PBS NewsHour Extra, which focuses its reporting for students.