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Stuff You Can Try: Activities from Writing for a Change

This section of Writing for a Change: Boosting Literacy and Learning Through Social Action provides suggested activities for educators to try using th...

Writing for a Change: Boosting Literacy and Learning Through Social Action (book)

presented by: National Writing Project

Growing out of NWP’s five-year partnership with the Centre for Social Action in England, Writing for a Change shows teachers how to engage students ...

#youthaction: Becoming Political in the Digital Age (book, 2014)

This anthology edited by Ben Kirshner and Ellen Middaugh on youth activism in the digital age includes perspectives from political science, education,...

MAPP: Media Library

This collection of videos and memes, many of which are made by and for youth, covers a range of topics and is searchable by maker practice, civic issu...

Mozilla: Letters to the Next President 2.0 Letter Remix (Thimble Template)

presented by: Mozilla Foundation

Remix this letter template from the Mozilla Leadership Network and use it as a guide to think about which issues you or your students might include yo...

National Commission on Writing Report: “Letters to President: Students’ Voices” (report)

presented by: National Writing Project

This report from the National Commission on Writing features writing that was selected from the Letters to the Next President Project in 2008, which c...

Vote Smart

Vote Smart’s mission is to provide free, factual, unbiased information on candidates and elected officials to ALL Americans. Vote Smart refuses...

Pew Research Center Political Typology Quiz

Are you a Steadfast Conservative? A Solid Liberal? Or somewhere in between? Take The Pew Research Center Political Typology Quiz to find out which one...

Countable

Countable makes it quick and easy to understand the laws Congress is considering. They also streamline the process of contacting your lawmaker, so you...

Connected Composition: Bringing the Elections into the Curriculum (blog)

presented by: National Writing Project

In this blog post from 2012, Chris Sloan from the Wasatch Range Writing Project shares a number of resources for educators looking to address politic...