Lessons Left in Katrinaâ€™s Wake
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The classroom discourse, which will be included as part of NCC President David Levinson’s Introduction to Sociology class, is a new curriculum piece developed by the Teachers College of Columbia University.
The new curriculum piece, which will begin today with a showing and discussion of the first act of Lee’s documentary during the 8:30am class, will be making its way to 30,000 high school and college educators this year, he said, with the Teachers College distributing a 100-page curriculum guide and a DVD copy of the film free of charge. The Teachers College received a $90,000 grant from Rockefeller Foundation for the project, Levinson said.
This article appeared in the September 6, 2007 edition of The Hour.
Published Tuesday, Sep. 11, 2007