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Capturing Authenticity, Transforming Perception: One Teacher's Efforts to Improve Her Students' Performance by Challenging Their Impressions of Self and Community
In this essay, the author describes the efforts of a public school teacher to improve her students' writing by attempting to increase their connectivity to their community.By designing photojournalism projects that prompt students to capture their authentic experiences, the teacher hopes to challenge the students' negative perceptions of their community. The author elaborates on the personal and pedagogical dilemmas that the teacher faced while engaged in this work.
Updated: Nov. 30, 2008