Tag: high school english

  • True Stories. Youth Voices. Shared Learning.

    True Stories. Youth Voices. Shared Learning.

    “When we use innovation to problem-solve in our communities, sometimes our best ideas are rooted in tradition.” -Lily, Story Works Youth Team (SAYiT) Member For the Story Works Youth Team, the traditions at the root of their innovation are telling, listening to, and learning from stories. For the past two years, the Story Works Youth…

  • Writing on the Roof: Students embrace art as inspiration for thinking and writing

    Writing on the Roof: Students embrace art as inspiration for thinking and writing

    Our group of high school students had arrived via van, to the world famous home of monumental outdoor sculpture: Storm King Art Center. They had been told their English class would focus on Art and Social Justice, and this was part of the class.  Once a week we would visit the center and write. We…