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For Democracy’s Future: Education Reclaims Our Civic Mission (Part 1)

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, other senior Obama Administration officials and civic education, government, business and philanthropy leaders gather to discuss the importance of civic learning and engagement in democracy for the 21st century. The event marks the release of “A Crucible Moment: College Learning and Democracy’s Future,” a new report to the Department of Education from leading civic scholars and practitioners, as well as the Department’s own report, “Advancing Civic Learning and Engagement in Democracy: A Road Map and Call to Action.” The event will also highlight the new American Commonwealth Partnership, which aims to bring together thousands of universities, colleges, community colleges, schools and other civic partners to promote civic education, civic mission and civic identity throughout all of education in the United States. January 10, 2012.

Social Media in Education, speaking to school administrators at ACTA Nai Wang

Social Media in Education, speaking to school administrators at ACTA Nai Wang

This presentation speaks to how 21st century students are multidimensional learners. School systems need to adopt social media tools to reach students in an environment they live in. Mobile devices such as iPhones, iPod Touches and iPads will be the education tool of the future. We address integrating Facebook for increasing community involvement and lifting the cell phone ban high school to increase participation and decrease cheating. Speaker Nai Wang from KP Education Systems tells of his vision of K-12 education in the near future with KP Compass. Poll everywhere was demonstrated as a free resource for teachers.
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