I teach first graders. Six-year-olds have this amazing capacity for seeing the world and relating to it in a way that we lose as adults.
I decided to do a multimedia project and have the kids write a class declaration based from the US Declaration of Independence. Some of the other teachers, and my advisor didn't think it was 'grade-appropriate'. All I did was facilitate them in listing what they wanted to say, and I suggested some editing changes. They wrote all of it, and it… Continue
Posted on March 25, 2010 at 5:31pm