If you want to provide your students with some food for thought, here are 10 of them. Time has released its top ten photos of the year. Immortalized are images from the uprising in Libya, an American solider in Afghanistan, post-Tsunami Japan, Obama and staff in The Situation Room during the mission against Osama bin Ladin, Occupy Wall Street protestors and more.
Depending on the concepts you are teaching and the maturity level of your students, one or more of this photos might be a way to bridge the gap between their studies and our world today.
Time also has posted their Top Ten of Everything of 2011, which includes, fiction, non-fiction, movies, songs, and pretty much any news topic of interest.