Red and Orange 9th grade English students have begun their You and the World projects! This year-long project asks students to take an interest in local, national, or international issues that they are willing to learn more about. They develop a passion for research, relay that knowledge and passion to others, and seek to educate themselves and those around them via public writing and a service component.
Fueled by essential questions like, Why is this world issue important to me? How can I be a global citizen? How can change occur?, students will become "agents of change" for their issues in the Spring when they choose to do volunteer work, perform a civic action, or spread awareness through presentations and activities in our school community (including The Franklin Institute).
Students craft a series of blogs about their experiences going through the You and the World process. Please click on Red Stream & Orange Stream to read and comment on their first round posts. They would love to hear from you!!