Since this blog is called “Practical Theory,” I think it is important sometimes to show the powerful, practical work that kids can do. This is a PSA made by SLA 11th graders for their English class. We need to always remember that kids care deeply about their world, and they are capable of sharing a vision of that world when we give them the tools and give them the chance.
What if high school wasn’t just preparation for real life? When we treat high school as real life, kids can do work like this: