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LIVE: What they didn't teach me in school


Overview

This school year, there’s a national conversation going on about how things like history, current events and specific books should — and shouldn’t —be taught in schools. But we know that young people are looking to sources outside of school — online and otherwise — to learn about the world, too.

SRL wants to know about educational content (could be about history, culture, art, science, the environment etc.) you’ve learned outside of school that’s affected the way you see the world.

And remember, “education” sounds like a formal word, but really we’re talking about discovery - any piece of content that teaches you something new.

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Deadline

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2021 BY END OF DAY

SRL IS LIMITING THE AMOUNT OF SUBMISSIONS TO 5 PER SCHOOL OR CLASS.

Work individually or as a class to identify the most compelling interviews.

Classroom Conversations

If you plan on having a classroom discussion before assigning this Rapid Response, use this Classroom Conversations Guide to help students feel prepared and supported.

Participation and Deliberation

Civics teaches the principles—such as adherence to the social contract, consent of the governed, limited government, legitimate authority, federalism, and separation of powers—that are meant to guide official institutions such as legislatures, courts, and government agencies. (NCSS D2.Civ.7.9-12 - D2.Civ.10.9-12)

Perspectives

Historical understanding requires recognizing this multiplicity of points of view in the past, which makes it important to seek out a range of sources on any historical question rather than simply use those that are easiest to find. It also requires recognizing that perspectives change over time, so that historical understanding requires developing a sense of empathy with people in the past whose perspectives might be very different from those of today. (NCSS D2.His.4.9-12 - D2.His.8.9-12)

Speaking and Listening - Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

Demonstrate technical support related to media production (e.g., broadcast, video, web, mobile).

Empowered Learner

Students leverage technology to take an active role in choosing, achieving, and demonstrating competency in their learning goals, informed by the learning sciences. (ISTE)

Digital Citizenship

Students recognize the rights, responsibilities and opportunities of living, learning and working in an interconnected digital world, and they act and model in ways that are safe, legal and ethical. (ISTE)

Knowledge Constructor

Students critically curate a variety of resources using digital tools to construct knowledge, produce creative artifacts and make meaningful learning experiences for themselves and others. (ISTE)

Civic and Political Institutions

In order to act responsibly and effectively, citizens must understand the important institutions of their society and the principles that these institutions are intended to reflect. That requires mastery of a body of knowledge about law, politics, and government. (NCSS D2.Civ.1.9-12 - D2.Civ.6.9-12)

Topics

Education

Digital Literacy/Citizenship

Video Production

History

Active Prompts

Levels

Beginner

Intermediate

Advanced

Materials

Mic

Camera or Mobile Phone

Internet

Estimated Time

1-5 Days

Submission Deadlines

Nov. 5, 2021 Announcement

Nov. 22, 2021 Deadline