Big Deal Media

Social Media

Social Media literacy, online communication, and online safety.

Face the Future

Nov 01, 2016

Entry

Game About the Future of Empathy

This November Facing History and Institute for the Future will pioneer Face the Future, a 30-hour massively open onlinegame for social change” that will convene students, educators, and community members from around the world to imagine what a better future might look like in 2026.

Nov 01, 2016

Entry

Online Collaborative Discussion

A project of EXPLO (Learning Through Exploration), Join the Debates website presents middle school and high school students with an opportunity to promote, drive, and guide a presidential election-style debate while also fully participating in it. Join the Debates provides curricular materials with step-by-step instructions, wide-ranging discussion topics, and advice and suggestions from educators who have successfully used the collaborative discussion method at the heart of the project. Through Join the Debates, students will engage in controversy in a respectful, constructive manner; analyze an argument and follow up with thoughtful questions; and articulate their opinions clearly, confidently, and with evidence. They will improve teamwork skills, leadership skills, negotiation skills, and observation skills. They will also recognize and appreciate inclusivity and develop skills around encouraging others to speak. They will be reflective about both the conversation topic and the format, and point out connections between ideas and opinions expressed within the discussion and the world at large.

Inspiring a Positive School Climate

Oct 17, 2016

Entry

Online Community Inspiring a Positive School Climate

inspirED—born out of a partnership between Facebook and the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence—is an online community designed by educators, teens, and experts in social and emotional learning (SEL) to help high school students and educators work together to create the best possible learning communities.

Global Community

Oct 17, 2016

Entry

Global Community for Practicing Dialogue Skills

On the Generation Global platform, students can develop the skills and experience to flourish in an interconnected and complex world.

Encourage Expanding Book Choices

Oct 17, 2016

Entry

Program to Encourage Expanding Book Choices

For years, teachers, librarians, and booksellers have worked to encourage reading by creating booklists that link a popular title to “readalikes”: “If you liked Harry Potter, try Diana Wynne Jones’s Chronicles of Crestomanci,” or “If you liked The Hunger Games, try The 5th Wave.

BROWSE TOPICS

Digital Learning • Learning Support
Funding & Recognition
Mobile Learning
Professional Growth
Social Media
STEM • STEAM • STREAM

BROWSE FOCUS AREAS

T4T Subscribe Home Page

GET OUR NEWSLETTERS

Please select