partisanship

Yesterday, I saw this quote on Twitter posted by @dogtrax from Advice to Writers. sacred work.JPG All rights reserved.   I read this and immediately identified with it. Then throughout the day, it kept coming back into my mind with some nagging wonderings. In particular, I thought of a book I recently read, very passionate and clearly designed to change minds and...
How can we use the connections provided by digital media to help students learn about civic — and civil — dialogue? The video above illustrates how two students from very different communities begin talking in a way that typifies much of political expression today. The exchange started as a discussion post on the blog, and continued in the comments that were often contentious. However by the end...