Month: March 2017

Month: March 2017

Chicago Slices and Media Breaker

Our Chicago Slices Teacher Cohort met us at the National Museum of Mexican Art in November and received professional development from our partners at The LAMP. Teachers explored the MediaBreaker/Studios as a learning tool for the development of critical thinking and media literacy skills. MediaBreaker/Studios (mbstudios.thelamp.org) is an online platform designed to create learning experiences around the MediaBreaker video […]

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Talking with Phillip Ironshell and Carlos De La Vega of the International Indigenous Youth Council | Social Justice News Nexus

Talking with Phillip Ironshell and Carlos De La Vega of the International Indigenous Youth Council – Social Justice News Nexus “The International Indigenous Youth Council (IIYC) originated in Standing Rock on the frontlines of fighting against the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline and to protect sacred land. The council is led by teens are from around […]

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Bikes On The Go! On the way to see Our Lady Of Guadalupe | Social Justice News Nexus

Bikes On The Go! On the way to see Our Lady Of Guadalupe – Social Justice News Nexus “Thousands of people go visit the Virgin in Mexico City every year. But those who can’t go to Mexico have their very own sanctuaries where they can go visit her wherever they are in the world, including […]

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Challenging Media Messages About Immigration PD

Thanks to Hive Chicago and the Chicago Community Trust, Yollocalli is able to provide another great professional development workshop for teachers. CHALLENGING MEDIA MESSAGES ABOUT IMMIGRATION Saturday, March 25th, 12pm – 4pm National Museum of Mexican Art 1852 W 19th Street Free. Lunch provided. CPDUs provided. How can we analyze news media influence on how we […]

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Chicago Slices Implementation PD

The Chicago Slices Teacher Cohort met for their final professional development workshop at the Chicago History Museum. Teachers received a tour of the museum and were able to gather ideas of how the museum’s exhibitions can be used for their lesson plans. After walking around the museum, the teachers came back to the classroom to […]

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