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A Fourth Grade Service Learning Project Engages English Learners

By Robert Rivera-Amezola
In this video, a teacher of fourth-grade English learners describes how he integrated service learning and digital literacy in a civic engagement project. They used "My Voice," a service-learning framework, as a guide to choose a project about water conservation and pollution. The teacher…
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Lights, Camera, Social Action!

By Katie McKay
Kate McKay shares student work from her fourth grade class as they complete a unit on discrimination and describes how the students’performance of the work completely unended the audience's biased expectations of their school. Shown here are examples of student storyboarding as well as links…
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Amplifying Student Voices

By Dave Boardman
Dave Boardman makes the argument that writing online not only makes writing digital, it transforms it into interactive, changeable communication. He tells the story of inviting his students to participate in an online community with other writers across the country and includes references…
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Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: What Are the Roles of Teachers and Schools in Creating Responsible Participants?

By Laura Beth Fay
Laura Beth Fay presents the work of Henry Jenkins, Director of Media Studies at MIT, Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century. Included is a video interview with Jenkins and passages from the publication.
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