Tch Laureate Geneviève Debose Akinnagbe teaches ELA at Bronx Studio School for Writers and Artists (BSSWA) in New York City, a secondary school where teachers refer to their students as “Scholar-Activists.” She’s developed a unit on Scholar Activism for her middle school students so they have a better idea of what that title means and the honor it carries.
In last week’s vlog, we learned about the term “scholar-activist,” and why it’s important to teach our students about scholar activism in the classroom.
Now that we have the why of scholar activism all worked out, let’s get to the how!
How do we co-create a scholar-activist experience with our students and our colleagues?
As teachers, we know we have to plan. Listen to Geneviève describe what it takes to create and plan a scholar-activist experience: