Media Literacy & Health Project:
a three-year multi-disciplinary pilot project conducted in
partnership with the Arts, Technology, and Health departments
of the Boston Public Schools and grant-funded jointly by the
US Department of Education and the National Endowment for
the Arts. The project integrates media literacy processes
and tools with a project-based learning approach to guide
student exploration of critical youth issues, such as violence,
substance abuse, and disrespect in their immediate school
community and beyond. For more information, please read an
one and year two
about this project. (Requires
Adobe Acrobat to open. To download Acrobat, click
|Lewis Middle School
Media Literacy Team:
from left, Walter Fitzgerald, Paulette Squires, Adam Finmann
from HOME, David Stamper, Larry Roland, Brenda Jones.
Not pictured: Locksley Bryan
Get The Facts About
AIDS!: HOME's most extensive learning project to
date, GTFA! initiatives include the creation of a music video,
a Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaign, and student
co-hosting WBZ-TV Channel 4's Rap Around Show. Launched
at English High School, the project involves outreach to a
learning community of over 1,200 urban students and focuses
on learning through creativity and inquiry. For more information,
please read our newsletter
about this project and see a music
|The production at English High
School of "It's On You" music video. Click on
the picture or CLICK HERE
to see a clip.
a partnership project that uses authentic learning methods
to help students learn to appreciate diversity, reduce racism,
and build student self-esteem, skills, pride, and aspirations.
Showcase has mobilized teams of students and teachers to examine
and combat racism, understand diverse cultures, and bring
the backgrounds and experiences of their peers to life.
Artists in Residence: HOME sponsors
artists to develop projects. To learn more, click
Please visit our list of projects.