TIP Fellows Present at the Celebration of Writing and Literacy October 25, 2021 – Posted in: Uncategorized

Eight TIP Fellows presented at the annual Celebration of Writing and Literacy (COWL) on October 16-17, 2021. Most shared curriculum units they’d written during TIP seminars and used in their classroom. This year’s theme, Making Stories Visible, invited participants to bring to light what had been obscured during a year of pandemic and political turmoil. TIP presenters were:

Cancer: Examining Scars of Inequity
Chris Sikich, Philadelphia High School for Girls
Catherine Michini, Philadelphia High School for Girls

Reinventing Classroom Stories through African Music
Lisa Yuk Kuen Yau, Key Elementary School,
Jerri Johnson, Baldi Middle School,
Ben Perkins, Strawberry Mansion High School

Tracing Our Steps in Our Neighborhood, City, and Beyond
Erica Darken, Key Elementary School

Promoting Civil Discourse in the Classroom
Peggy Savage, Richmond Elementary School

Out of School and In School Financial Literacy Visual Stories
Sam Reed, III, U School

Releasing Your Students’ Magic during Trying Times
Monique McCoy, Northeast Propel Academy