Civics in the Community | October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
A lot of news stories recently have focused on race and law enforcement. Should the members of a police force reflect the larger population they serve?
Civics in the Community | September 26, 2014 | 2 Comments
In the past, diseases have had the ability to wipe out entire civilizations, and it’s still going on today. With the Ebola epidemic in West Africa becoming more of a menace, there are a lot of questions to be answered. Why should nations help fight against the outbreak? What are some challenges, and how can we, as an international community, overcome this? Last week, students from around the country shared their thoughts on what should be done in the fight against Ebola.
Civics in the Community | June 17, 2014 | 2 Comments
Would you rather learn about how a computer works by reading about it or building one with your hands? Last week, we asked students to think about how they like to learn in our #DoNowMaker post.
Arts in the Community | June 13, 2014 | 3 Comments
Read about some amazing resource tips from Amy Ridlehuber Kingsley who was recently awarded the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator Award. Amy has come up with 4 ways to boost your EdTech IQ this Summer.
Civics in the Community | June 6, 2014 | 1 Comment
Does a hashtag have the power to change the world? Last week, students across the nation discussed the value of utilizing social media for social justice issues in our #DoNowNigeria post.
Civics in the Community | May 28, 2014 | 3 Comments
Last week, students questioned what is the most effective way teachers should address disobedience in school in our #DoNowDiscipline post. We asked students, Explain what discipline looks like at your school. Are you more likely to change your behavior after receiving negative punishment or reinforcement and rewards for taking positive steps?
Civics in the Community | May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Americans are instilled with the idea that if you work hard enough, you can move up the social ladder, but is this still true today? Last week, students around the nation discussed income inequality in our #DoNowIncome post.
Civics in the Community | May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
With a simple click, the internet allows us to connect with old friends from high school or maybe even research information about March on Washington for class, but could the internet also be a dangerous place? Last week, students across the nation discussed how the internet can be a useful, but also a dangerous place in our #DoNowInternet post.
Civics in the Community | May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Do you think money plays a large role in politics? Last week, students discussed how much an individual could donate to political campaigns in our #DoNowCampaign post. We asked students, Is money a corrupting influence on politics, or merely an expression of free speech? Should there be limits on how much individuals and organizations can give to political candidates? Who will benefit the most or be hurt from new rules that do not limit how much money a person can give to candidates?
Civics in the Community | April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Students around the country last week discussed about what needs to be done to improve working conditions in our #DoNowFashion post. We asked students Who should be responsible for the manufacturing of clothing in unregulated and unsafe factories? Would you pay more for clothes if they were manufactured in better conditions? Look at the label of a garment that you recently purchased and find out the brand and where it was made. Take a picture and tweet it with the info.