Bigger Than Me: Raising Civic-Minded Kids


Mark your calendar! Join me next Tuesday, September 20 at 7:00 p.m. EST on Twitter to discuss the timely and critical issue of how we can raise civic-minded kids! This is not just about helping kids learn about government. It’s about how they will develop compassion for others and responsibly contribute to their community, city, state, country and world. I’ll share research, simple practices for parents, tools, resources and real-life examples along with Civics Teacher, Mary Ellen Daneels. Go to #ToolkitTalk to participate in this important conversation.

Do you want to join but have never been a part of a Twitter chat? There are simple instructions below OR you can email me for support at




  1. Go to
  2. Go to “Create Account.” Create a username and password. Your username will be your “tweet” handle so others will use it when you send out tweets. For example, mine is @JenniferSMiller.
  3. To follow the conversation, place #ToolkitTalk in the “Search Twitter” box at the top of the page.

If you plan on joining a number of Twitter conversations, Tweet Deck makes it easier to see all of the conversation in one column and places the rest of the Twitter feeds in another. You can check out the following to get started.



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