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Grades: 6, 7, 8 and 9 • Issues: Violence (Gun, Youth, etc.) • Curriculum: Mathematics, Reading, Social Studies, Speaking & Listening, Using Technology & Media and Writing
The topic hit close to home for these students at Heston Academics Plus School in West Philadelphia.
This winter one of Kathie's students brought a gun to school and threatened some of his peers. The school also had to deal with the loss of a former student who was shot o ... Read Full Project
Grades: 3 and 4 • Issues: Environment/Urban Blight • Curriculum: Social Studies, Speaking & Listening and Writing
Can you imagine how much trash is generated by 45,000 fans at a Phillies game? Gretchen Matteo's 3rd graders have some ideas about this since their project involved helping the Phillies' "Red Goes Green" team collect all kinds of trash and recyclables from fans at Need in Deed Night at the ... Read Full Project
Grades: 5, 6 and 7 • Issues: Environment/Urban Blight • Curriculum: Reading, Social Studies, Speaking & Listening and Writing
"When I sent them all home with cameras," Michelle recalls, "they were eager to do their par ... Read Full Project