Won't You Be My (E-)Neighbor?: Fostering Communities with Technology

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In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students explore the concepts of community, belonging and human relationships through an Internet application designed to foster neighborly relations. They then evaluate the effectiveness of this application, and write a persuasive statement to recruit others to join their community.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: Reading Comprehension, Electives, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Psychology, Writing Strategies

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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction; Heterogeneous

    Teaching Method: Discussions; Cooperative Learning