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9 Ways to Help Teens Take Local Action on Global Human Rights Issues

Adapted from The Teen Guide to Global Action: How to Connect with Others (Near & Far) to Create Social Change by Barbara A. Lewis. According to a recent study, teens are more civically engaged than ever before. Share this list … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Help Teens Take Local Action on Education Issues

Adapted from The Teen Guide to Global Action: How to Connect with Others (Near & Far) to Create Social Change by Barbara A. Lewis. Questions and concerns surround the future of the public education system, and now more than ever … Continue reading

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Gratitude Is Good for the Heart: Teaching Kids the Value of Giving Thanks

By Barbara A. Lewis, author of The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects “Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude.” (A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh) Today I read a letter … Continue reading

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Creating Community in the Classroom

By Kelly Huegel, author of GLBTQ I am the author of a survival guide for GLBTQ kids, so it makes sense that I would address the bullying of GLBTQ students. But in contemplating this topic once again, it is difficult … Continue reading

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Read Across America Day: 10 Facts, Links, and Activities

March 2, 2015, is Read Across America (RAA) day. Schools, libraries, and individuals are spreading the word and trying to get everyone to pick up a book and read. Read to themselves. To a child. To a grandparent. To a … Continue reading

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