SITC Ideas in Action Newsletter
New Both Sides—The Pros & Cons of Bitcoin

New Both Sides—The Pros & Cons of Bitcoin: The Guardian claims Bitcoin mining is bad for the planet. Reason claims that it combats dictatorships and protects human rights. Does one argument take priority? Is there a solution? Who decides?

Both Sides—The Impact of Rent Control

Both Sides—The Impact of Rent Control: Who does it help? Who does it hurt? What's the government's role in the cost of housing? FEE and The Huffington Post UK videos present both sides of the issue. Watch and discuss with your students.

Junk Science Locks Up Innocent People

Junk Science Locks Up Innocent People: How reliable is the American criminal justice system? Can we ever be 100% sure of a person’s innocence or guilt? What does it mean to prove guilt “beyond a reasonable doubt”? Watch this John Stossel video with your students & discuss.

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness: What's so special about the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution? Why did the Founding Fathers want to limit government power? This video discusses the qualities that make our country so unique and the importance of the principle of limited government.

AIER Teach the Teacher

American Institute for Economic Research: Enrollment is now open for AIER's Teach the Teachers Program. This program provides free educational training for high school teachers around the country. This year's classes will include virtual and in-person seminars with AIER Scholars. Participants are eligible for cash stipends.

Teacher's Self-Care Workbook

Teacher's Self-Care Workbook: It's summertime and it's important to use that time to recharge and rest before returning to what we know will be a challenging fall! Teacher Vision provides this useful Teacher Self-Care Workbook to help guide you through tips and tricks to refuel during your summer break! It's time to make you a priority!

Not On Summer Break

Not On Summer Break: What are you pledging NOT to do this summer? Summer is a time for teachers to sit back and relax, and that means learning to say no! We Are Teachers provides you with a list of items that should you should skip this summer! Take a look today and say "no" to bad coffee & more!


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