• kneersl wrote a new post, Weekly Blog Post: Week 12, on the site Samantha Kneer 2 years, 3 months ago

    In this week’s reading, the author showcased the power of collaborative art projects to “help students move beyond the wall of acquiescence to find their place in the community” through the mural project.  What o […]

    • I think this would definitely improve a students learning especially if they were interested in the career or topic like it seems you were. Any opportunity to connect what students are learning in school with the real world is great and beneficial. It would be great to have this with a variety of career fields.

    • First and foremost, I would love to be a student in a class where we had the chance to work with a professional newspaper or even simply act like we were one. It not only adds a new, fun approach for students to step into the mindset of being a reporter or a newscaster, which is something not many people in general usually consider let alone kids, but it also does incorporate important skills for both school and life overall. Students would learn the ins and outs of writing, how to do research and make sure it is accurate, and how to communicate with the world around them. These areas alone could be used and applied to any subject or any activity and help them to better approach them. Yes please to a partnership with a newspaper.