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For Every Voice, A Different Truth: An Advisory Handbook by Tenth Grade Students at the Institute for Media and Writing at the Bayard Rustin Educational Complex

For Every Voice, A Different Truth: An Advisory Handbook by Tenth Grade Students at the Institute for Media and Writing at the Bayard Rustin Educational Complex

Synopsis

An advisory handbook written by high school students for students, exploring issues ranging from discrimination, drugs, and peer pressure to relationships and choosing the right college.

About

Call it a guide, call it a handbook, For Every Voice, A Different Truth covers the issues most relevant and provocative to students today. The range of perspectives and student voices examines issues such as discrimination, drugs, peer pressure, relationships, and choosing the right collage. Companion CD available.

Curriculum Embedded Project

Guided by the question, "What is truth?" 10th grade students at the Institute for Media and Writing candidly explored perspectives on issues relevant to their lives. The resulting project was this handbook conceived of and written by students for students; their hope was that this book may be used in high school advisory classrooms to initiate discussions around issues that are relevant to students today.

Specifications

  • Author: Tenth Grade Students at the Institute for Media and Writing 2006-07
  • Price: 14.95
  • Year of Publication: 2007
  • Binding: Paperback
  • # of pgs.: 137

Reviews

"The power of this project lies in the pride students have in becoming published authors, authentically introducing them to, as well as demystifying, the publication process. The impact of their involvement in the creation of this text has far-reaching educative possibilities."

Dr. Monica A White, Consultant to Institute for Student Achievement and Lecturer at Teachers College, Columbia University Department of Curriculum and Teaching