Youth Engagement

A Year at Mission Hill: My School

Summary: Chapter 1 in a series of short videos aligned with "A Year at Mission Hill' in which UK Filmmakers Visual Influence explore what it feels like to go to a great school, from a child's perspective.

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Accredited Author: Doug Noon

Summary: Doug Noon, the Alaskan teacher who writes this blog says it best:
Educating people for a democratic society is cultural work. Teachers must become border crossers. We need to be creatively flexible because even if... Read on...

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Educational Film Toolkits for Educators Working for Social Good

Accredited Author: Global Oneness Project

Summary: The Global Oneness Project is offering free, limited edition educational film kits for educators teaching in middle school through the college level. The kit contains 3 DVDs with 20 short films, 2 discussion and action... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 1 review Posted in Action and ChangeAction Kits

El Puente

Summary: Founded over 30 years ago, El Puente is a community initiative working for peace and social change through 4 major programs: youth leadership and civic engagement activities, arts-focused projects, community health and... Read on...

Freechild Project Youth Engagement Workshop Guide

Accredited Author: Adam Fletcher

Summary: The Freechild Project Youth Engagement Workshop Guide features 24 workshop outlines designed to help learning groups explore different aspects of Youth Engagement. All exercises are hands-on, interactive, and focused on... Read on...

Freechild Project Youth Voice Toolbox

Accredited Author: Adam Fletcher

Summary: The Youth Voice Toolbox is an online resource comprised of a series of one-pagers on youth action, youth engagement, youth empowerment, and more. These tools identify a number of innovative practices, practical... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 6 reviews Posted in ToolsTips and Guides

Millard Fillmore’s Bathtub

Accredited Author: Ed Darrell

Summary: Ed Darrell, who writes "Millard," says he's "striving for accuracy in history, economics, geography, education, and a little science." The blog is about many things, but Darrell has a deep respect for truth, and for the... Read on...

Rated: 14321 (1/5), based on 1 review Posted in The NetworkBlogs

Peter Levine’s Blog

Accredited Author: Peter Levine

Summary: Peter Levine is Director of CIRCLE, The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement, and Research director of Tufts University's Jonathan Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service. He... Read on...

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Progressive Education Lab

Summary: PEL is a two year fellowship (a training year followed by an internship) designed to give young people who wish to become teachers an understanding of the fundamentals of progressive theory while learning from their... Read on...

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Roots & Shoots

Summary: The Roots & Shoots program is about making positive change happen for our people, for animals and for the environment. With tens of thousands of young people in more than 120 countries, the Roots & Shoots network... Read on...

Science Teacher

Accredited Author: Doyle

Summary: The author is Doyle, who describes himself as: very briefly a longshoreman, briefly a lab tech in a booze plant, more recently a pediatrician in the projects, now a high school teacher.

Why does he teach? A few... Read on...

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Series on Meaningful Student Involvement

Accredited Author: Adam Fletcher

Summary: Meaningful Student Involvement: Guide to Students as Partners in School Change
Stories of Meaningful Student Involvement
Meaningful Student Involvement Research Guide
Meaningful Student Involvement Resource Guide

The College School

Summary: Selecting a school for your child is among the most important decisions you will make as a parent. The College School is exceptionally well crafted to address the academic needs of today's students, but more... Read on...

Urban Underground

Summary: Urban Underground was started in 2000 by a collective of young leaders led by co-founders Sharlen Moore and Reggie Moore to address a critical need to provide youth with alternatives to violence, support for academic... Read on...

Washington Youth Voice Handbook

Accredited Author: Adam Fletcher

Summary: The first introductory guide to Youth Voice shares what, why, who, when, where, and how Youth Voice happens throughout our communities. Highlighting examples and lessons from across Washington State, CommonAction... Read on...

Young Achievers

Summary: The Young Achievers Science and Mathematics Pilot School is dedicated to creating an exceptional teaching and learning environment in which science and math concepts, explored by new technologies, are central to teacher... Read on...

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