Digital Journalism Literacy and Community
How do we teach the 40% “push out” of our schools?
All the time and funds we spend on STEM, “no child left behind” and technology we seem to be ignoring the inconceivable dropout rate and what happens to the child who be become adults. For those of us that work with this group we know them a “Push outs” because when you ask them if they wanted to leave they inevitably say “no.”
We work with this group in outreach and shelter settings. A solid understanding how Adult Learning…Continue
Added by Richard C Close on December 30, 2011 at 11:34am — No Comments
Chrysalis Campaign projects for the UNESCO Digital Storytelling portal and the Community Learning Center portal in the US are both a year old with plenty of evidence of the power of collaboration.
What we are doing is blending Web 20 learning with the human elements of small group project based learning in poverty settings.
Some new research on minority STEM learning in NYC points out that it is not the technology or STEM curriculum that lift students into the better…Continue
Added by Richard C Close on December 14, 2011 at 1:10pm — No Comments
We liberate an individual's ability to love and contribute to the world…Continue
Added by Richard C Close on December 9, 2011 at 2:01pm — No Comments
Our last week in Lesotho the National University of Lesotho asked us to run our workshop five times. During that week we met with many community leaders and realized that the knowledge of how Internet resources and collaboration are transforming this generation of African youth had to be told. That they…Continue
Added by Richard C Close on December 1, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments
Added by Richard C Close on December 1, 2011 at 12:03am — No Comments
We have recieved a number of requests to expand into more type of media that African youth use to tell their stories. Here is an amazing story told in anaimationing from Sudan. We hope to see more from other countries in Africa.
They way this story builds a bridge between to deep love for Africa, our elders and our new lives touches the hear heart and makes us think. Awesome work. We encourage you to visit their YouTube Channel and ask for more work.
Added by Richard C Close on December 1, 2011 at 12:00am — No Comments