As a teacher, I truly value hands on learning and building social and cultural capital through community partnerships and field trips to get out into the real world and apply our knowledge there.
Here are some of the hands on learning that the publishers have gotten to engage in with various community agencies that have come to Publishing class to empower young minds to build and create blogs, create literary magazines, and do creative writing and art.
Students work on their mixed-media artistic representations of community problems with Ms. Martin and Ms. Lee from RiseUp.
Students also learn how to create blogs once a week for a month with Anna, Annie, and Connor in the pictures above. We continue to work on this blog because it helps use express our thoughts about the world around us and lets us be e-journalists.