Developing a new generation of civic leaders.
Through GenerationNation, students learn first-hand how their governments and communities work; understand important civic issues and differing points of view; know how to find and use good sources of news and information; build social capital and experience for civic problem-solving and leadership; and, join a diverse network of civic leaders who are working to transform their schools, neighborhoods, communities and world for the better…now and for the future.
GenerationNation develops a new generation of civic leaders. Civic literacy, civic engagement, and civic leadership for all K-12 students.
BIDEN TO CLT: We’ve just learned Democratic presidential nominee #JoeBiden is traveling here to Charlotte this Wednesday.
More details to come, follow @WBTV_News
PBS @NewsHour EXTRA Lesson Plan
Learn about the amazing life of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg through “RBG” film which traces Ginsburg’s fight for equality
Ask students: How did Ginsburg become known as the “Notorious R.B.G.”?
#sschat #elachat #civics
“RBG” film traces Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s continuing fight for equality | PBS NewsHour Extra
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg served on the Supreme Court, the nation's top court. This story for our youngest readers may help give context to your classroom and family discussions on the topic.
The Nation's Court
When people have big disagreements, they might need to go to court. Courts settle arguments. They make important decisions. In…
“Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” RGB
Breaking News: Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died. The second woman to serve on the Supreme Court, she had powerful opinions that made her a cultural icon. She was 87.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court‘s Feminist Icon, Is Dead at 87
The second woman appointed to the Supreme Court, Justice Ginsburg‘s pointed and powerful dissenting opinions earned her late-life rock stardom.
(1/2) The decision to return students and staff to our facilities for in-person instruction is one of the most important we will ever make as district leaders. Last night our Board voted to take an important step forward, with concern for our students and staff as the priority.
If you are looking for free digital resources for #ConstitutionDay, check out our Constitutional Foundations Featured Resources site. Access video-based lessons, bell ringers and our Constitution Clips resources using the link below.
https://sites.google.com/view/c-spanclassroom-featured/government-and-civics/constitutional-foundations-and-principles-of-government #sschat #hsgovchat
Here is the full timeline for the return to in person instruction.
All grades of CMS won't fully be in Plan B until Dec 14 (HS only taking tests) Jan (full instruction)
First three weeks will be pre-K only (excluding Montessori). Next 3 weeks K-5. Next 3 weeks middle school. Three weeks after that, high school students return. Total of 12 weeks if all goes well.
Proud of 2018-19 @GenNation president @RighteousKeitt who continues to put civic leadership into action! #cltmeckyouth #gennationalumni
YALLLL! I’ve been so excited about this for months! 😁😁😁 Thank you @menshealthmag for placing me into their “2020 Project: October Issue!” This issue highlighted their top 20, twenty year olds of 2020.
I cant believe Mr. Grohl wrote a song about me!?! This is so so so #EPIC!! I think its the best song EVER, in the WORLD, EVER!!! Thank you so much Dave. You have raised the stakes to all instruments! I accept your next challenge! Thank you to the whole Grohl family! @foofighters
There's a #NCSen debate tomorrow
Tillis, Cunningham face off in debate on Monday night
Republican U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis and his Democratic challenger, Cal Cunningham, have agreed to debate in September.
Meet 18-year-old Niles Francis, the next generation of election forecaster
If you’re one of Niles Francis’s more than 13,000 Twitter followers, you could be forgiven for assuming he’s a seasoned election for...
Students across Charlotte are learning about #September11 - and serving in the #nationalDayofService We’re partnering with @YouthService @NationalService @CharMeckSchools @shareclt @KidzThat and others to engage a new generation of civic leaders #cltmeckyouth #911day
View this collection of video clips including oral histories and testimonials to help your students learn about the terrorist attacks that occurred #OTD in 2001 and the aftermath:
Student leaders met to advise @CMSSupt on what’s working and what’s not in @CharMeckSchools remote learning and racial equity initiatives. Thank you Mr Winston for prioritizing and encouraging #StudentVoice in district policy and decision-making! #civiced #cltmeckyouth
@GenNation Phoebe decided to get her #cltmeckyouth #911day service done while the weather was still nice. We spent 2 hours cleaning up the school track and our neighborhood walking paths.💪💪💪
Learning how to fact-check the election on social media just got way easier. We created this course for first-time voters, delivered one text message at a time 📲. Sign up now! #MVP2020 https://www.poynter.org/mediawise-voter-project-mvp/prep-for-the-polls/
If you are looking for a project-based learning assignment to use in your classes or an enrichment activity for your students, check out C-SPAN's StudentCam documentary competition.
Visit http://www.studentcam.org to learn more. https://twitter.com/StudentCam/status/1303672038524157952
C-SPAN's 2021 StudentCam competition has launched! We're inviting all students in grades 6-12 to create a 5-6-minute documentary on the issue they most want the president and new Congress to address in 2021. $100,000 in cash prizes! Visit http://www.studentcam.org #edchat #sschat
COVID-19 has made the need for reliable, high-speed internet more urgent than ever. NC Student Connect will help students have the tools to connect with their teachers and lessons.
Think local gov is boring?
“sue myrick knows about this.
the fbi know about this.
john edwards knows about this.
the criminal intelligence division of charlotte-mecklenburg police department knows about this.
i want this pilot.”
The .@CMSBoard will hold a Special Meeting on Wednesday, September 16 at 6:00 pm to discuss plans for transitioning to in-person instruction.