East First Day Celebrated on Social Media

There was great energy around the first day of East. Teachers, school leaders, scholars, and others in the East community took to Twitter to share the excitement. Ready for our 6-8 scholars! #GoEast pic.twitter.com/LYn6xJ2O2U — Leslie Rivera (@LMRivera02) September 8, 2015 The good cheer fairy struck ELA! excited for our first day of a great year! #FirstDayEast #goeast @east_high_rcsd pic.twitter.com/DDQ0Al6saz… Read more →

Critical Literacy and Social Action

Critical Literacy and Social Action

One of the classes I enjoy teaching the most is Literacy Learning as Social Practice. A key reason is the final assignment. Students do a critical literacy project where they identify a social issue or problem they are interested in investigating, research that problem, and then develop a social action that addresses that problem. For critical literacy, the action taken… Read more →