Addressing Injustices
Addressing Injustices
Addressing Injustices brings together teachers and middle school students to read, write, and change the world.
 

Our Question:

What happens when kids and teachers work together to address social injustices through reading, writing, and art-making?

 
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Our Films

 
 
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Gender is Like An Ocean

Gender is Like An Ocean (2017) is a 45-minute documentary feature that tells the story of students and teachers in Toronto who worked together in intergenerational groups to design curriculum and create arts-based projects in response to Beautiful Music for Ugly Children (2012), and co-research that process.

 
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After Night

After Night (2014) is a 25-minute documentary feature that tells the story of 30 students and teachers in Toronto who created an exhibition of paintings in response to Elie Wiesel's Holocaust memoir, Night (1960).

 

Our Research

Over five years, Addressing Injustices will involve 100 teacher candidates at University of Toronto and 150 students from a Toronto intermediate school in co-creating curriculum for five young adult novels that explore issues of identity, culture, and power.

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