I first started riding our area’s bus system last year after years of thinking about how driving a car is hauling 2,000 pounds of steel, plastic, and rubber just to get me to school. Continue reading “Viewpoint: Free summer travel program a great opportunity for Michiana Youth”
The Michiana public can offer input to the Indiana State Board of Education tonight at Ivy Tech Community College from 4:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M.
in the Ivy Café, Room 109 on the campus of Ivy Tech Community College. The address is 220 Dean Johnson Blvd., South Bend IN 46601. Continue reading “ISBoE to hold Public Hearing at Ivy Tech”
As a mass media teacher, I don’t always get to tell stories because I spend more time teaching about how to make them. When my principal recently asked me to make a film to show our school board, I saw an opportunity to tell a story, model the work, and collaborate with students. Continue reading “Modeling the multimedia story”
Every once in awhile the PNN crew puts together a theme-based show. Today the class of 2017 put up “the annoying couple that does everything together.” Continue reading “A Valentine’s Day Card from PNN”
Students write every day for the Penn News Network, and they know that their work is collected in an automatic portfolio at pnn.phmschools.org/author/username. But in this upcoming semester, we will be striving to build our own portfolios where we do more than collect the stories we’ve told. Continue reading “Showcase portfolios add authenticity to assessment”