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AllSides for Schools
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AllSides for Schools

  • PROJECT DIRECTOR John Gable and Joan Blades
  • PROJECT SPONSOR
About AllSides for Schools

How can teachers prepare students with the skills and knowledge they need to navigate modern media, social networks, and their personal relationships? How can teachers engage in current events and controversial topics without causing divisions in the classroom or being charged with bias?

AllSides for Schools helps educators teach essential skills in critical thinking, collaboration, listening and respectful discourse, media literacy and social-emotional learning. Our unique focus on building relationships and revealing multiple viewpoints across the political spectrum avoids the potential problems with bias and disrespecting individual beliefs.

John Gable is Co-founder and CEO of AllSides, and partnered with Joan Blades to have their two organizations, AllSides and Living Room Conversations, jointly launch the non-profit initiative AllSides For Schools.  John has over 20 years of technology entrepreneurship, management and executive experience, leading product, marketing and consumer teams and divisions. He served on the original teams for Microsoft Office, Mozilla at Netscape, and ZoneAlarm at Check Point Software. He co-founded Kavi Corp (web-based collaboration, sold to Higher Logic) and previously was a professional political campaigner and executive director in the 1980s working for the Republican National Committee as well as for candidates for US President, US Senate, US Congress, Governor and local campaigns. His experience spans consumer technology products, marketing, press, community collaboration and high tech management. For more information: John Gable

Joan Blades is Co-founder of LivingRoomConversations.org, MomsRising.org and MoveOn.org, as well as coauthor of The Motherhood Manifesto and The Custom-Fit Workplace: Choose When, Where and How to Work and Boost the Bottom Line. Joan partnered with John Gable to have their two organizations, AllSides and Living Room Conversations, jointly launch the non-profit initiative AllSides For Schools.  Trained as an attorney / mediator with ten years experience as a software entrepreneur, Joan is also an artist, mother and true believer in the power of citizens and the need to rebuild respectful civil discourse and embrace our core shared values. For more information: Joan Blades

 

To learn more about AllSides for Schools visit
https://allsidesforschools.org/