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Difference Making

Our challenges and opportunities are shared and it’s never been easier, or more important to make a difference.From hundreds of school visits and thousands of conversations with students, parents, preachers, policy-makers and the like -- making a difference has emerged as the most important way for us to transform learning experiences for young people and build a better future for all. We look forward to continuing to share these experiences with you through our blog and an upcoming book.

Difference Making

Home Series Difference Making
Our challenges and opportunities are shared and it’s never been easier, or more important to make a difference.From hundreds of school visits and thousands of conversations with students, parents, preachers, policy-makers and the like -- making a difference has emerged as the most important way for us to transform learning experiences for young people and build a better future for all. We look forward to continuing to share these experiences with you through our blog and an upcoming book.

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Rebellion As An Act of Community and Self-Love

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Albert Camus’ prescient 1950 essay on how the act of rebellion serves as a good for your community and yourself rings true today.

Nichole Berg & Kimberly Howard on Educating on Climate Change

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The Getting Smart team is bringing you an interesting podcast episode on educating on climate change with Nichole Berg and Kimberly Howard.

We Can Never Repay The Earth, But We Can Try

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This Earth Day, we're reflecting on our duty to the planet: to experience it to its fullest and to face the largest issue of our time head-on.

Why Difference Making is the New Superpower

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Difference making can be the new superpower when we empower kids to make their own impact on the world.

Can Peer Mentoring Solve the STEM Gender Gap?

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Global technology education nonprofit Technovation demonstrates the power of a community-based approach to teaching computer science to young females that centers around real-world problem-solving and mentorship.

Making All Things New: The Work of Reconciliation

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We enter this season of reconciliation with new humility, a sense of individual and communal fragility and turn to the wisdom that came before.

Oaklore: A Student Podcast About Difference Making in Oakland

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Students in Oakland have launched Oaklore, a student podcast focused on highlighting Oakland's changemakers and cross-generational storytelling.

Why Your Community Needs an Environmental Sustainability Coordinator

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This Seed To Table program offered in a southern California school demonstrates the potential of compelling community-connected learning.

Difference Making: New Tech Makes it Easier than Ever

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Introducing some of this new tech into high school entrepreneurship courses could teach students the importance of making a difference.

24 Goals to Save the Planet (+1 in Case We Don’t)

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Studying the Global Goals students can develop leadership and problem-solving skills, and identify how they can become difference makers.

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