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Photographic of the World

Oct 03, 2016

Entry

Portable Portal into the Past

WhatWasThere.com allows students of all ages to take a walk down memory lane as they pore over photos of the past. Created in Ann Arbor, Michigan, by Enlighten Ventures, WhatWasThere lets users upload photos and place them at addresses found on Google Maps.

Nature and Biodiversity

Oct 03, 2016

Entry

Network for Nature Lovers

iNaturalist.org is a place where students around the world can record what they see in nature, meet other nature lovers, and learn about the natural world. It is like a living record of life on Earth that scientists and land managers can use to monitor changes in biodiversity, and that anyone else can use to learn more about nature.

Twitter Activities on Current Issues

Oct 03, 2016

Entry

Twitter Activities on Current Issues

Every Friday on its Do Now website, KQED Education posts a weekly activity for students to engage in and respond to current issues using social media tools, such as Twitter.

App Promoting Social Inclusion

Oct 03, 2016

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App Promoting Social Inclusion

Inspired by a miserable experience of being bullied in middle school, 16-year-old Natalie Hampton created Sit With Us, a free social networking app for the iPad and iPhone, to promote kindness and inclusion in schools.

Discourse and Argumentation Skills

Sep 16, 2016

Entry

Writing Platform Giving Youth a Voice in the Election

Today’s teens may not yet be able to vote, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have something to say about the election. Letters to the Next President 2.0 (L2P 2.0) supports and amplifies that youth voice, giving students, aged 13–18, an opportunity to speak out on the issues that matter to them, as well as helping the next generation of citizens develop discourse and argumentation skills crucial to their participation in civic life.

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