Looking to engage your students with the current music coming out of their headphones? This collection of lessons features contemporary Pop music as an entry point into a wide variety of topics. Use Beyoncé to introduce the United Nations and the transatlantic slave trade, or introduce traditional Latin rhythms through Luis Fonsi’s and Daddy Yankee’s hit “Despacito.” Discuss the origins of the #MeToo movement with Kesha, and review major events in 2017 with P!nkTeach Greek mythology with Coldplay and the Chainsmokers, and explore issues of identity, peer pressure, stardom, and memory with Alessia Cara, Tori Kelly and The Black Eyed Pea’s Taboo, and Charlie Puth and Wiz Khalifa.