Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School is committed to placing students at the center of their own education. We partner with the New York Performance Standards Consortium to anchor our work in student portfolios and performance assessment; we partner with Big Picture Learning to anchor our work in real world learning.
Kate Belin has developed a curriculum that includes a course on the ever-relevant topic of gerrymandering — diving into how boundaries of electoral districts are drawn to favor certain political interests — that is used at Fannie Lou and other schools in New York City.
"Co-teachers help make a class better. It's two minds at work ans so you can push each other to make lessons, environment, mangement better was well as fill in gaps in styles and pedagogies." Read more at the link.