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Your Invention- Part 1, What’s your problem?

November29

INTRO Let’s begin by learning about some real world problems that need to be solved. Follow as many links as you can! If you have a problem you’d like to solve that’s not on the list, search for it online and gather your own information. Every time you learn something important, share it (using your own words […]

Extra Credit: Child Labor

May14

A few weeks ago I watched the video above and it got me thinking.  Last year, we blogged about blood diamonds and sweatshops.  We learned how these people work for little money and under the constant threat of being hurt or deported.  We even discovered that companies like  Forever 21 use slave labor in Los […]

Ayiti: The Cost of Life

April22

In Haiti only about half of the children receive an education and only two percent finish high school.  Without a proper education, the poor stay poor in Haiti (and many countries like this.)  While education is the key to rising out of poverty, many parents are not able to send their kids to school.  Why not?  Play the game below […]

Ayiti: The Cost of Life

June16

In Haiti only about half of the children receive an education and only two percent finish high school.  Without a proper education, the poor stay poor in Haiti (and many countries like this.)  While education is the key to rising out of poverty, many parents are not able to send their kids to school.  Why […]

Ayiti: The Cost of Life

June16

In Haiti only about half of the children receive an education and only two percent finish high school.  Without a proper education, the poor stay poor in Haiti (and many countries like this.)  While education is the key to rising out of poverty, many parents are not able to send their kids to school.  Why […]

Child Labor Video

October29

Interested in learning more about what it’s like to be a child laborer? Click on the link below to watch a video about it: Child Labor- Nightline

Assignment 13 (6th Graders) Assignment 12 (7th & 8th Graders)- Child Farm Workers Part 3: Protest!!

October21

Throughout history ordinary people have gotten together to protest against injustices by powerful people. Alone their voice might not have been heard, but together in protest, they have been able to make changes. One of the biggest tools protesters use are signs. Your assignment is to create a sign in Photoshop to protest against child […]

Assignment 13 (6th Graders) Assignment 12 (7th & 8th Graders)- Child Farm Workers Part 3: Protest!!

October21

Throughout history ordinary people have gotten together to protest against injustices by powerful people. Alone their voice might not have been heard, but together in protest, they have been able to make changes. One of the biggest tools protesters use are signs. Your assignment is to create a sign in Photoshop to protest against child […]

Assignment 12 (6th Graders) Assignment 11 (7th & 8th Graders): Child Farm Workers Part 2

October15

CLICK HERE to watch a video about child laborers in the United States After watching the video about child laborers in America, answer the following questions in your blog: According to the video, what causes students like Joseanna to drop out of school? How does the MET program try to keep students in school, instead […]

Assignment 12 (6th Graders) Assignment 11 (7th & 8th Graders): Child Farm Workers Part 2

October15

CLICK HERE to watch a video about child laborers in the United States After watching the video about child laborers in America, answer the following questions in your blog: According to the video, what causes students like Joseanna to drop out of school? How does the MET program try to keep students in school, instead […]


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