Teenagers all over the world are invited to take part in the New York Times Learning Network’s Civil Conversation Challenge by taking part in discussions of big issues dividing Americans this campaign season, such as immigration, climate change, and race, gender, and identity.
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As the summer winds down and a new school year begins, teacher-consultant and 2014 National Teacher of the Year Sean McComb reflects on the need to stay focused on the objectives that really matter.
Teachers are using Letters to the Next President 2.0 to engage their students with civic and political issues, and to amplify their students’ voices on the issues that matter to them.
As an unusual election season creates unique challenges for civic education, our partner The New York Times Learning Network wants to know, how do you plan to teach the 2016 presidential election?
Letters to the Next President 2.0 publishing website launches. Student Submissions are rolling in.
Our partner Edutopia explains how Letters to the Next President 2.0—hosted by the National Writing Project, KQED and Educator Innovator partners—can productively bring the presidential election into classrooms to improve students’ argumentative writing and media literacy.
Through the Letters to the Next President 2.0 project, students and educators embrace digital writing and media-making as chance to be heard in an election year.
The New York Times Learning Network is holding its third annual student editorial contest, featuring short, evidence-based persuasive essays where teenagers take a stand on an issue and attempt to convince readers of their point of view.
From now through the fall, The New York Times Learning Network will be providing lesson plans, student contests, and more to support educators in teaching the election. At the top of the list is our own project, Letters to the Next President 2.0, that currently provides opportunities and resources, and will become a publishing platform for youth (13–18) where they can voice their opinions on important issues through writing and an array of media.