Mentoring Young People in D.C.

During a dramatic increase of violent crime in the U.S. capital, mentors and peers work together to counsel children out of trouble. During a drought and rampant pollution in their major rivers, Iraqi officials take a step toward cleaning up waterways. And during a long, cold winter, schools in Sweden teach children how to survive a potential fall through the ice.

NEWS TO THE NINES

Teachers, it's time to stream a current events resource that promotes critical thinking, civil discourse, and compassion in your classroom. Fresh, nine-minute episodes are available every weekday throughout the school year. 

Your lesson planning just got a whole lot easier, your students will pay attention, and their parents will love that it lets them draw their own conclusions. Here's to provoking thought—not outrage—in the next generation. 

Catch the five Cs at the core of every episode:

  • CRITICAL THINKING

  • CIVIL EXPLANATIONS

  • COMPASSIONATE CONVERSATIONS

  • COMMUNITY

  • ...AND OF COURSE, CARL

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