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Category Archives: Student Reflections

OPPORTUNITY! Submit a Video Response for the Upcoming Civic Mirror Intro Videos

Civic Mirror Teachers, Students, Parents, and Curriculum Coordinators! This summer Action-Ed will be working with a video production company to develop super cool Civic Mirror Intro Videos. We hope that these videos will better help teachers and students ‘get’ what … Continue reading

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Civic Mirror Advice from Grade 12 Economics Students in New York City ~ Part 3 of 3

Savas is the last Grade 12 economics student from the Urban Assembly School of Design and Construction we’ll be showcasing this week. In the video reflection below Savas shares some of the lessons he learned about life and the real-world … Continue reading

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Civic Mirror Advice from Grade 12 Economics Students in New York City ~ Part 2 of 3

Maylin is the next Grade 12 economics student who participated in The Civic Mirror in spring 2009 we’re showcasing … from the Urban Assembly School of Design and Construction . Below she discusses her experience as a Civic Mirror citizen … Continue reading

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Civic Mirror Advice from Grade 12 Economics Students in New York City ~ Part 1 of 3

Stephen is the first Grade 12 economics student from the Urban Assembly School of Design and Construction whose Civic Mirror video reflection we’ll be showcasing this week. Enjoy listening to Stephen talk about the following points: The importance of trust … Continue reading

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A Student Case Study: Jordan’s Story Civic Mirror Classroom Video Series, Episode 20

This is a student video reflection that was done for marks. The young man’s name is Jordan, his track record in school was less than stellar, and his experience in The Civic Mirror was full of adversity. What’s so fascinating … Continue reading

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“People or Sheeple?” ponders Cherise Osaki ~ a Grade 12 student from Shanghai American School

In this video, Cherise Osaki, a Grade 12 International Relations Student from Shanghai American School, reflects on what she learned about her classmates – and people in general – from her experience as a citizen in her Civic Mirror country … Continue reading

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Civic Mirror Video Reflection, Jonathan Lau from Shanghai American School

Here Jonathan Lau, a Grade 12 international relations student from Shanghai American School, discusses what he learned about citizenship, policy-making, the complexity of governments, and the importance of voting in a democracy by participating in The Civic Mirror government simulation.

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