Articles Posted in the " 2007 " Category

  • Chase Multimedia in the Classroom Awards Competition

    Chase Multimedia in the Classroom Awards Competition

    Thirteen/WNET & WLIW21 Teaching & Learning Celebration Chase Multimedia in the Classroom Awards Competition DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: JANUARY 11, 2008 The Multimedia in the Classroom award, sponsored by Chase, celebrates the achievements of teachers and students who are transforming learning environments through technology. Projects should be a collaboration between teachers and students, focusing on improving […]


  • True Star and Walgreens $1,000 Scholarship

    True Star and Walgreens $1,000 Scholarship

    True Star Magazine and Walgreens have teamed up to execute the Walgreens Expression Against AIDS Art & Literacy Contest. Youth in grades 9 through 12 are asked to submit essays, poetry, art and photography to express how they would combat HIV and AIDS in the urban community. The art or literature must focus on the […]


  • MNN Youth Channel: Teach the Teachers! Mind over Media

    MNN Youth Channel: Teach the Teachers! Mind over Media

    Mind over Media: Who’s In Control? Wednesday, Nov. 7th from 5-7PM Join Youth Channel on November 7th from 5-7PM in the MNN Open Studio (537 W. 59th btw. 10th & 11th Ave.) as we share our Media Literacy curriculum and lead an inspiring forum on new ideas & methods for media education. Free curriculum and […]


  • MTV Networks/ Metacafe: Virtual Music Video Contest

    MTV Networks/ Metacafe: Virtual Music Video Contest

    MTV Networks Virtual Worlds and Metacafe are hosting a Virtual Music Video Contest calling on aspiring directors to create their own music videos. Users can utilize up-and-coming bands’ audio tracks, video clips and online editing tools found on MTV’s Virtual World Channel on Metacafe. Submissions will be ranked by users initially, then a panel of […]


  • Sam’s Club Offers Study Grants for Teachers to Visit Fair

    Sam’s Club Offers Study Grants for Teachers to Visit Fair

    Deadline: December 15, 2007 As part of the launch of its new fair-trade-certified coffee, warehouse retailer Sam’s Club ( http://www.samsclub.com/ ) has joined coffee roaster Cafe Bom Dia and TransFair USA ( http://www.fairtradecertified.org/ ) to offer a weeklong summer 2008 study grant opportunity for junior high and high school teachers interested in teaching about fair […]


  • Long-Time Activists of Color Invited to Apply for Sabbatical Program

    Long-Time Activists of Color Invited to Apply for Sabbatical Program

    Deadline: December 15, 2007 The Alston/Bannerman Fellowship Program is committed to advancing progressive social change by helping to sustain long-time activists of color. The program honors those who have devoted their lives to helping their communities organize for racial, social, economic, and environmental justice, and provides resources for these organizers to take sabbaticals for reflection […]


  • GLSEN Student of Color Organizing Conference

    GLSEN Student of Color Organizing Conference

    GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network is pleased to announce our fifth Student of Color Organizing Conference to be held on January 18th – January 21st 2008 in Atlanta. The Students of Color Organizing (SOCO) Conference, which has been held for the past four years, is one of the most important components of […]


  • No Easy Answers: What’s New at WKCD

    No Easy Answers: What’s New at WKCD

    So much of teaching and learning falls outside the answer box. What happens when street smarts enter the SAT? When we ask middle school students to take intellectual risks? When teenagers meet up with Web 2.0? When we wonder what the “Jena Six” can teach us? WKCD.org has some uneasy answers. Featured, too, are voices […]



  • Global Kids Educators Fellowship

    Global Kids Educators Fellowship

    Please consider applying for Global Kids Educators Fellowship. In addition to receiving 2K to use how you see fit, you’ll receive support from a group of like-minded activist-oriented teachers/youth workers who are also trying to implement positive change in their schools, as well as participate in a dope retreat and hear from exciting people–both youth […]