Conversation of the Week

What does your family think about education issues, sports scandals and the latest campaign headlines? Each week, The Family Dinner Project posts a summary of a current news story, along with thought-provoking questions that will help your family talk about topics that matter.
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The Bank Robber’s Dilemma

August 31st, 2015

Is it ever OK to steal? You decide.

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A Wish to Help Others

August 19th, 2015

A 12-year-old boy uses his Make-a-Wish to feed others.

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Bye Bye Bot

August 11th, 2015

What do you think about Hitchbot’s untimely end?

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An Extra Tricky Extra Credit Question

August 1st, 2015

How do we balance personal interests with those of the group?

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Talking to Strangers

July 17th, 2015

#Datewhileyouwait helps people slow down and connect in the most unlikely of places.

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A Flag’s Fate

July 7th, 2015

Conversation starters about the Confederate flag controversy

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A Flight of Fancy

June 24th, 2015

An airport employee goes out of his way to make some magic for a little boy and his stuffed tiger.

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It’s not the Beatles, but Close

June 11th, 2015

Conversation starters about school, work and unlikely rock stars

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An Out-of-this-World Answer

May 15th, 2015

Neil deGrasse Tyson on learning disabilities and the limitless possibilities of a can-do attitude.

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Student Secrets

May 1st, 2015

What’s your family’s take on the #IWishMyTeacherKnew campaign?

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A Most Valuable Dinner Conversation

April 20th, 2015

The basketball MVP debate raises thoughtful questions

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Making the Impossible Possible: “That’s what we Do.”

March 31st, 2015

Two young men at George Mason University invent a new kind of fire extinguisher


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