Student Videos

The videos were made in 2015 as part of a project connected with a documentary series called "Back to School" that was available on PBS Wide Angle for a number of years.  It followed seven children in different countries and their access to education as they got older, contrasting social and economic barriers and privileges. … Continue reading Student Videos

Why do I matter in the world? ¿Por qué soy importante en el mundo?

Why do I matter in the world? ¿Por qué soy importante en el mundo? This was a little project with Central American newcomer students, who had entered the school system in the last months. I wanted them to use both languages because their  voice is in Spanish. These were cut into 30 second segments and … Continue reading Why do I matter in the world? ¿Por qué soy importante en el mundo?

Corrido Project

Corridos! Corridos draw there origins in  Revolutionary Mexico as a genre of ballad written in poetic verse to narrate important events, legendary characters, local communities and ordinary people. Corridos continue to pass along the oral history today in Mexican and Mexican -American culture on both sides of the border.  This site has a ton of examples! http://corridos.org/ … Continue reading Corrido Project