The simple use of pencils to show difference is a really smart idea which not only explains the poster immediately, but really grabs your attention. The background is nice and bright and gives the poster a happy feel, and the font is almost like a child's handwriting which goes well with the pencil idea.
KP - This is a timeline that can be hung up in the classroom to show events that led up to the Civil Rights Movement. It also shows events that have occurred after the movement, such as the establishment of Black History Month in 1976.
Aims to tackle racism in schools in Australia, through providing teachers, school students, parents and governors with games, research and lesson ideas that explore the causes and effects of racism for practical use in the classroom.
This song, written as a mockery of the anti-Irish prejudice that met impoverished Irish immigrants in America become an anthem for Irish in the U.S. "Some may think it a misfortune to be christened Pat or Dan, but to me it is an honor to be called an Irish man."
The 2nd graders use a Web-based program called VoiceThread, which archives and indexes images, videos, text, and audio. Fourth graders create their own Web pages to display what they’ve learned throughout their time at Shorecrest. “We scan writing, [and] put in pictures and short videos,” says Baralt. “The kids record themselves reading their stories.” Baralt also added a reflection component to the portfolios. “It’s about getting the students to take ownership,” she says.