Andy Salinger » Interesting Educational Stuff to Read & Explore

Interesting Educational Stuff to Read & Explore

Do you want to know what rights you have?  Then learn about our democracy.
Play games that excite and inspire.
Learn important civic concepts and skills.
Use these to make a positive Impact in your community.

Race to Nowhere
A film featuring the heartbreaking stories of young people across the country who have been pushed to the brink, educators who are burned out and worried that students aren’t developing the skills they need, and parents who are trying to do what’s best for their kids, Race to Nowhere points to the silent epidemic in our schools: cheating has become commonplace, students have become disengaged, stress-related illness, depression and burnout are rampant, and young people arrive at college and the workplace unprepared and uninspired.
Race to Nowhere is a call to mobilize families, educators, and policy makers to challenge current assumptions on how to best prepare the youth of America to become healthy, bright, contributing and leading citizens.

Waiting for Superman
The Waiting for "Superman" social action campaign has one primary goal: to ensure that every child receives a great education. The campaign seeks to build public awareness, ignite personal involvement and inspire real social change.

American School Counselor Association Parent Resources
Resources to help your child move successfully through middle school and the role of the school counselor helps toward that success.

Teaching Tolerance
A place to find thought-provoking news, conversation and support for those who care about diversity, equal opportunity and respect for differences in schools

The place for students & teachers to share videos online!  Great resources for students, parents, teachers, and educators.

Anthropology stuff...learning about our early ancestors
Having a degree in anthropology and teaching the subject in high school I find the subject of our early ancestors fascinating.  Check these websites for some cool stuff.

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