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Welcome to the 21st Century Civic Engagement Wiki!


On this page, you can share your experiences and opinions about the new curriculum materials, ACT, ANALYZE, ACT: A BLUEPRINT FOR 21st CENTURY CIVIC ENGAGEMENT, developed by PBS Teachers and the Media Education Lab. Your feedback and reflections on the lesson plans, videos and interactive quiz will help us improve our curriculum.  Just scroll down to the "add a comment" and start typing--- it's so easy to contribute your ideas to a wiki!


What do You Think of our Quiz?  What Do You Think about our Videos and Lesson Plans?


We welcome your opinions!



We're getting lots of attention from the educational technology community--- here are just a few of the many websites and public television stations that have featured our project.


“PBS has some good resources on civic engagement entitled Access, Analyze, Act: A Blueprint for 21st Century Civic Engagement.. “ http://www.hks.harvard.edu/saguaro/research/civiceducation.htm


“I'm going to be using a great deal of the PBS Election Resources (http://www.pbs.org/teachers/vote2008/), and a great deal of those materials involve blogging. I've already created a web page that my students can use in gathering information on the campaign (naturally, you or anyone else reading this are welcome to use or comment on it), and we're getting ready to start in the next few days creating blogs...” www.classroom20.com/xn/detail/649749






http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/blog/1340000334/post/540031654.html ( posted by Joyce)



Station Promo:

Nice layouts on station Web sites:








-The site is included in a University of Minnesota class syllabushttp://digitalwriting.pbwiki.com/f/CI5475syllabus.doc for this fall:

CI5475/CI5330  Teaching Digital Writing: Blogs, Wikis, Online talk, Podcasting, and E-portfolios to Teach Writing, Fall, 2008

You can also begin your own Discussion Forum on any topic (the election, the Twins/Vikings, your teaching experiences, movie recommendations, etc., by clicking on Start a Discussion and specifying your first name and the topic in the Discussion.  For discussion of the election:

PBS Teachers, ACCESS, ANALYZE, ACT: A Blueprint for 21st Century Civic Engagement http://www.pbs.org/teachers/vote2008/blueprint/


-Lower Merion School District in Philadelphia

“This is an awesome site for teachers and students to use for the upcoming presidential election.  It has a curriculum guide, web resources, lesson plans and activities, podcasts to follow the campaigns, and so much more!  These resources can be used for elementary level through high school.”





















Voted 2008 site Pick of the Week: http://welstech.wels.net/wpmu/category/episode/



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