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Nov 15, 2018

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Game Introducing the Political Redistricting System

The ReDistricting Game is designed to educate, engage, and empower students around the issue of political redistricting. The game provides a basic introduction to the redistricting system, allows players to explore the ways in which abuses can undermine the system, and provides information about reform initiatives, including a playable version of the Tanner Reform Bill to demonstrate the ways in which the system might be made more consistent with tenets of good governance.

Nov 15, 2018

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Tool for Students to Express Gratitude

Give Thx provides a structured way for teachers and students to practice expressing gratitude through peer feedback and reflection. The mobile and web platform is straightforward: students log in and write a short thank-you note for one of their classmates.

Resources to discuss the midterm elections.

Nov 15, 2018

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Teaching Idea to Model Civil Discourse

Prior to the 2018 midterm elections, Facing History and Ourselves created a teaching idea that offers approaches to addressing the results of the midterms with students, no matter what the outcome. By giving students time to pause and reflect, process and think critically, teachers can model civil discourse and support their students’ civic development.

The power of access to books is showcased.

Nov 15, 2018

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Discover the Power of Book Access

In Game Changer! Book Access for All Kids, bestselling author Donalyn Miller and fifth-grade teacher Colby Sharp, both literacy advocates with a deep passion for books, showcase the power of children’s access to books, providing teachers and administrators with the tools and information they need to increase children’s meaningful engagement with books and to launch or sustain book access initiatives in their communities.

Nov 15, 2018

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Multimedia Resources Celebrating Indigenous Voices and Perspectives

In honor of National Native American Heritage Month, Global Awareness Project has created a collection of Native American educational resources available on the organization’s website. These include films, lesson plans, photo essays, and articles.

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