First Amendment 47: A Discussion of Tinker v. Des Moines, Its Impacts, and Implications


In this video, Mary Beth Tinker, of the landmark case of Tinker v. Des Moines, and Hon. Nanette Baker, Chief Magistrate Judge of the Eastern District Court of Missouri, discuss the importance of the Tinker v. Des Moines case.  They answer student questions about the case, share history of the case, and offer analysis on its impact and implications that still resonate today.

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.


Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.


Teacher Tool 345: Guest Biography--Honorable Nannette Baker

This document provides a short biography of the Honorable Nannette Baker, Chief Magistrate Judge for the U.S District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, who joins as an expert guest in the following Educate.Today videos: First Amendment-43, First Amendment-44, First Amendment-45, First Amendment-47, First Amendment-48, First Amendment-49, Sample Video-96.