Persuassive Writing

Today (12/16) is NYC Submission Deadline

NYC Educators and Students, Tomorrow December 16th is the deadline for submissions. Student work must be uploaded by 11:59 pm. SUBMISSION FORMS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY DECEMBER 16th. The best way to ensure that a submission form is postmarked is to personally visit a post office and hand deliver your envelope to a window agent and request that […]

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Reminder: Submission Deadline is December 16th

This is a reminder that the deadline for submissions is Wednesday, December 16th, only two weeks away! Don’t forget about our newest award category, Editorial Cartoons. The category, Editorial Cartoons, sponsored by The Herb Block Foundation, is designated for artwork that conveys a political theme or message. Up to three Medal recipients in this category […]

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The Beatles: From Cute To Culture

The Beatles undoubtedly led one of the biggest cultural revolutions in contemporary US history. Arriving at a time in which America was suffering from a large emotional depression, they lifted millions of people’s spirits and changed the face of rock and roll. Their song lyrics empowered and excited young women across the nation, who were […]

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Freedom To Think: No Need For Choking Systems In The Classroom

I am firm believer in independent thinking, and I was appalled by an article brought to my attention that appeared in a The New York Times, highlighting a system known as Habits of Mind. This learning system has been instituted in over 300 schools globally, according to the article. Its methodology has troubled me, due […]

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