This month we'll honor Asian American and Pacific Islander Month and celebrate Mother's Day in the US. Explore these short educational videos for use in the Classroom for current events and holidays in May. 

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May 5th is Cinco de Mayo, a holiday that commemorates Mexico's unlikely victory over the French army in the Battle of Puebla (1862). Learn more about the significance of that battle and modern day celebrations in One Minute History's Cinco de Mayo video.




May is Asian American and Pacific Islander month. 



The US celebrates Mother's Day on Sunday, May 12th. 

Dorothea Lange's photo known as Migrant Mother became a defining image of motherhood and the Great Depression. In this episode of The Art Assignment, John Green dives deeper into who this woman was and why the photo resonates with so many people even now, nearly 100 years later.






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