The Afterschool Alliance grew from public awareness efforts undertaken by the Mott Foundation through an unprecedented, public-private partnership with the U.S. Department of Education to expand afterschool programs through the 21st Century Community Learning Centers afterschool program. Their mission is to engage public will to increase public and private investment in quality afterschool program initiatives at […]
BAVC (Bay Area Video Coalition) is a media lab and tech nonprofit in San Francisco that for 40 years inspires social change by empowering media makers to develop and share diverse stories through art, education and technology. In partnership with Letters to the Next President, BAVC will offer a series of practitioner guided trainings, curriculum, […]
Educator Innovator is an initiative powered by the National Writing Project that connects educators and partners who are re-imagining learning.
FUSION is the media brand with fresh stories and angles you won’t find anywhere else. From TVs to news feeds to whatever comes next, we’ve built the most authentic and entertaining information network to connect and engage the open minds of today’s generation who seek intelligent news, culture and entertainment.
Hypothes.is is an online annotation platform and a nonprofit advocating for open standards in web annotation. hypothes.is collaborates with educators to make use of annotation technology in the classroom and help students become critical readers and knowledge producers on the open web.
Join the Debates is a nationwide project where students learn to facilitate and participate in substantive and civil discussions on topics important to the U.S. presidential elections. Weekly, students engage with those who hold different views and learn that productive conversation is not only possible, but preferable to no discussion or rancorous discourse.
KQED is for everyone who wants to be more. KQED’s television, radio, digital media, and educational services change lives for the better and help individuals and communities achieve their full potential.
The LAMP is a non-profit media literacy education organization dedicated to creating a world of active and critical media participants. We serve nearly 1,000 students in NYC through our hands-on programming and nationwide through our MediaBreaker online critical remix tool, empowering young people to comprehend, create and challenge media messages. With the presidential election this […]
The Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) is a national network of partners and 75,000+ teachers committed to changing the way students experience reading and writing in school. LDC offers free teacher-created vetted tasks, lessons, and modules that help teachers effectively teach reading, writing, speaking, and listening in all subjects. LDC also offers online and blended professional […]
Mikva Challenge develops youth to be community leaders that are informed, empowered, and active citizens. They do this by engaging youth in action civics, an authentic and transformative learning grounded in youth voice and youth expertise. This fall, Mikva Challenge will be celebrating its 10th Annual Project Soapbox competition, and is excited to partner with […]
The nonprofit Mozilla Foundation is a global community and public interest initiative that believes the Web should be open and accessible to all. To protect the Web as a public resource and empower its users, we create open source products, teach 21st Century skills and spur grassroots advocacy campaigns.
The National Speech & Debate Association connects, supports, and inspires individuals and schools devoted to giving middle school, high school, and collegiate students access to speech and debate. Together, we give youth a voice.
The National Writing Project focuses the knowledge, expertise, and leadership of our nation’s educators on sustained efforts to improve writing and learning for all learners.
The Learning Network provides free daily resources for teaching and learning with The New York Times, including lesson plans, questions for writing and discussion, quizzes, monthly contests and more.
Founded in Fall 2005 and established as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in the Summer 2006, NEXMAP began as a platform for the production and appreciation of contemporary, experimental art. Since its inception the organization has been dedicated to supporting new forms of expression found at the intersection of the arts and new technology. To this […]
PBS Education’s Election Central is a teacher-targeted online destination of election-related resources and content with age-appropriate content to engage K-12 students in the political process. Created in partnership with PBS NewsHour Extra and PBS LearningMedia, Election Central helps students gain a better understanding of the topics that are important to voters and to form their […]
PBS NewsHour Extra provides free classroom resources for teachers and students. Lesson plans, class activities and daily news stories engage junior high and high school students to learn about world events and strengthen critical and analytical thinking.
Student Voice is a for-students, by-students nonprofit organization spearheading a social movement to integrate student voices into the global education conversation. We believe students should be included in conversations and decisions that affect their lives, especially in education, since students have a unique perspective on that system. Our social reach allows us to amplify and […]
Teaching Channel is a thriving online community that is revolutionizing how PreK-12 teachers can learn and improve. With its best-in-class video library and award-winning website, Teaching Channel has emerged as a leading educational resource for its 660,000+ members.
The National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) is a professional association for educators, academics, activists, and students with a passion for understanding how the media we use and create affect our lives and the lives of others in our communities and in the world.
We the Voters is a nonpartisan digital anthology of 21 short films and accompanying educational materials designed to inform, inspire and activate voters nationwide with fresh perspectives on the subjects of democracy, elections and governance in the lead up to the 2016 elections. The films demystify how U.S. elections work, and call for Americans to […]
Peabody Award-winning Youth Radio is an Oakland-based, youth-driven production company that serves as NPR’s Youth Desk. Our newsroom is known for its features, commentaries, apps, interactives, and investigative series by youth about youth, which run on national and local radio outlets as well as sites that include National Geographic, Medium, The Huffington Post, and The […]
Youth Voices is an open community for online conversations. We invite youth of all ages to voice their thoughts about their passions, to explain things they understand well, to wonder about things they have just begun to understand, and to share discussions using many different genres and media.