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This libguide is designed to provide a framework for the Monday Night Tutoring community service program at GDS, which pairs GDS students with Kidpower kids from DC public schools to work on community service learning together.
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Learn more about the Egyptian Revolution

Search this clickable map above to learn more about life at Tahrir Square during the Revolution.

Did you find the kindergarten that was in Tahrir Square during the Revolution? Learn more about it here: http://www.good.is/post/a-moving-letter-from-egypt-about-the-role-of-children-in-tahrir-square/ 

(note: the second article might be a bit difficult to read. Try your best, but ask your tutor for help if you don't understand)

 

Helping our Troops in Afghanistan

What are American and British troops doing in Afghanistan? How does this relate to our unit on democracy? Read more about it here: 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/15214110 

Today is Halloween! How does candy help our troops? Learn more here:

http://www.floridatoday.com/article/20111031/NEWS01/310310010/Melbourne-dentist-plans-Halloween-candy-buyback-help-U-S-troops

What else can kids do to help? 

Send letters! http://www.wltx.com/news/education/article/154841/67/Kids-Send-Letters-to-Troops-in-Afghanistan ** If you want, you can watch a video to learn more about sending letters. You can borrow a set of headphones from one of the MNT advisors.

 

What will YOU be doing?

Next Friday is Veterans' Day. Do you know what a veteran is? What will you be doing?







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