International Curriculum Specialist Series - IMYC

Ep. 7: On Further Reflection with Erin Gruwell - Int. Curriculum Specialist Series - IMYC

January 18, 2022 Fieldwork Education Season 1 Episode 7
International Curriculum Specialist Series - IMYC
Ep. 7: On Further Reflection with Erin Gruwell - Int. Curriculum Specialist Series - IMYC
Show Notes

Welcome to the International Curriculum Specialist Series where Fieldwork Education interviews both experts and educators on how best to improve our learning.

In our seventh episode, Lee Hendricks, Fieldwork Education's International Curriculum Manager for the Middle Years, interviews educator, author, and the founder of the Freedom Writers Foundation  Erin Gruwell about the power of reflection, relationships, and relevance in education. With her passion and commitment, Erin transformed her students’ lives – by picking up pens, reflecting on their own struggles and experiences, and capturing them in writing. This ultimately led to the successful publication of her students’ stories in a book called the Freedom Writers Diary and then in 2007, became the basis for a feature film starring Hillary Swank playing Erin Gruwell.

For more information on Erin Gruwell’s work, upcoming book, and if you would like to get involved and make a donation to her incredible foundation, please visit www.freedomwritersfoundation.org/.

The International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC) has been developed by Fieldwork Education. Fieldwork Education are the providers of the international curriculums IEYC, IPC, IMYC and support accreditation through the International Curriculum Association (ICA). For more information, please visit Fieldwork Education.

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