What motivates people to choose a particular career, as Lee and his sons were so motivated to become firefighters? Write about an adult you know who is driven to accomplish his or her career goal of serving others.
Breaking Stereotypes & Building Bridges Through Global Collaboration
You can join with iEARN (International Education and Resource Network) to interact directly with teachers and students throughout its 130-country network, including Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq to support interaction and global collaborative project work with students from around the world. Your class can participate in a web-based project that can help build global understanding. All iEARN projects build bridges, improve education, and make a difference through direct student-to-student interaction in a safe and secure online “Collaboration Centre.” Visit iearn.org to learn more and register.
Issues In Your Community
Create a club that could help address an important issue in your school community. What would you have to do to form this new club? Would you bring in speakers to talk about the issue? Would you talk with students from other schools to see if they face the same issue? How would you contact students from other schools in your town or from other schools in the United States or overseas?