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Activities encouraging students to create and evaluate visual representations of climate change in order to interpret and share environmental knowledge effectively.
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Students explore text and photos (including Instagram stories) about a school for girls in rural India in order to spark conversation about access to education and feminism in their communities.
Students explore photography from diverse global reporting and consider how photo captions can assist viewers in understanding a photojournalism project.
Discussion and activity ideas for a lesson exploring the re-criminalization of homosexuality in India through portrait photography.
Students explore ideas of “home” in connection to refugees worldwide and homelessness locally by analyzing images and text from Finding Home and creating their own photo stories that reflect their...
Students explore how to seek out under-reported global stories and make local connections to them in this workshop.
Students learn about elements of narrative nonfiction through reporting on uranium mining in the U.S. They then plan and conduct their own reporting trips and write travelogue essays.
Students will explore literary journalism by learning about what life is like for children who live in and got to school at Kakuma refugee camp.