Sponsored by KQED Learning, Do Now is a weekly activity for students to engage in and respond to current issues using social media tools such as Twitter. Do Now aims to build civic engagement and digital literacy for youth. Recent issues include “Should We Use Drones to Pollinate Crops?” “Should College Tuition Be Free?” “Is Social Media Making You Sick?”
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honor students in grades 5–12 for outstanding service to others at the local, state, and national levels. The program’s goals are to recognize young people who are making a positive difference.
Developed by Filament Games, That’s Your Rightis a single or multiplayer digital card game that teaches students in middle school and high school about the first ten amendments of the US Constitution, known collectively as the Bill of Rights.
Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi started the student-run organization CHOOSE to overcome racism and inspire harmony through exposure, education, and empowerment. Their organization then led them to collaborate with Princeton University on The Classroom Index, a textbook devoted to racial literacy.