Maryetta School: The Center of a Rural Community
Students discuss a rural school that serves as a base for many community activities. Parents and students attend afterschool classes, and are provided with athletic opportunities. It is a unique school environment.
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Rural Poverty: The Depression in the South
Students explore poverty during the Great Depression. They use the internet and other sources to research the events surrounding the Great Depression. Using desktop publishing software, students create a booklet of short stories,...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Taking Action! Educating as a Form of Service
Students read the story Happy Hearts in Manabí by Peace Corps Volunteer Kristen Mallory to consider how educating others can be a form of service. In this health education and service lesson, students read the book and then prioritize...
4th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Day to Day Life in a Small African Village
Students analyze life in a village of Tanzania including its language, geography, health, and hygiene issues. In this African village lesson, students locate Tanzania and its capital city on a map. Students compare aspects of school and...
4th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Picturing a Story: Photo Essay About a Community, Event, or Issue
Students research Dorothea Lange's documentary projects and create their own photo essay about a subject. In this photo essay lesson, students analyze examples of social-documentary photographs of Lange. Students define a social...
7th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Interpreting the History, Geology, and Ecology of Monterey Bay
Students explore what they know about Monterey Bay in the special topics course and share their information with K-12 grade children at local schools by participating in the Virtual Canyon Project. Students in this service learning...
Higher Ed Science
The Photographs of Dorothea Lange
Students research social-documentary photography using Dorothea Lange’s documentary projects. In this photography analysis instructional activity, students analyze examples of photographs by Dorothea Lange and research one or more of...
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts