Elizabeth Gilly’s radio interview with Loraine Ballard Morrill of Clear Channel Radio about Literacy Through Photography: The Philadelphia Project will air this Sunday, March 6 on WDAS FM (105.3) between 6-7 am and Power 99 FM from 7-7:30 am. Make sure to tune in!
This morning in Ms. General and Ms. Andrews’ classroom at Grover Washington Jr. Middle School students had a class discussion about how to identify positive and negative aspects of the photographs that they take. After learning how to properly handle and use the digital cameras the previous week, the students chose a partner and photographed [...]
William Cramp Elementary School in North Philadelphia is participating in LTP in both 5th and 6th grade classrooms under the collaborative team of art teacher Kimberly Gavin, and 5th and 6th grade teachers Jaime Rowlyk and Dan Fitzsimmons. Moore art education student Melanie Pawlowski is completing her student teaching in Kim Gavin’s classroom this semester [...]
Winter isn’t quite over yet, so instead of visiting C.C.A Baldi and Grover Washington Jr Middle Schools today with ArtsRising, the kids are off enjoying another snow day!
While I do not have photos to share today, I have heard some wonderful stories from our participating teachers about how things are going in their classrooms.
I spent this morning at Clear Channel Radio with Loraine Ballard Morrill, their award-winning News and Community Affairs Director talking about LTP: The Philadelphia Project. Loraine was as excited as I was to discuss the importance of arts access, education and literacy programs here in Philadelphia that have an impact both in the classroom and [...]
This morning in Mrs. General and Ms. Andrews’ class at Grover, Sandra walked the students through an exercise in reading photographs and writing a story. Last week the class was given a homework assignment to bring in one photograph from home. “Choose any photograph you want,” Sandra instructed them, “it can be of yourself, your [...]
We are working with two classrooms at Grover Washington Jr. Middle School and Tuesday afternoon I was in the classroom of 8th grade teacher Celeste Rodriguez. Ms. Rodriguez asked me to work with a small group of students on a few different exercises. I began by reading the poem “I Have Dreamed of You so [...]
Tuesday was my first visit to the classroom of Pat Elder at C.C.A Baldi Middle School in North Philadelphia. Here are a few shots of some of the student work hung around the classroom and various supplies available to the students.
This week Ms. Elder began class with a writing [...]
This morning I made my first visit to the classroom of Ms. Ericka Andrews and Mrs. Sheila General at Grover Washington Jr. Middle School in North Philadelphia. Sandra Andino, the Philadelphia-based photographer working with the classroom on the LTP project, was there for her first day to speak to the students.
Students began [...]
On November 18 and 19, twenty-two school teachers, teaching artists and Moore art education students and faculty participated in all day workshops learning the LTP teaching tools, led by Katie Hyde, director of Literacy Through Photography at Duke University’s Center for Documentary Studies in Durham, N.C.
Over the course of the two days we followed [...]
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