Murals and Math: One School’s Solution to Graffiti- Ellie Balk wrote in Education, New York and News

The act of painting murals is empowering. Once a student makes a mark on a wall, it becomes his or hers. When you walk down the busy street of Graham Ave, almost every wall is covered in random tags. We help the students create public art that means something and has significance. Students living in Brooklyn need this kind of connection to their communities because when the students invest in their communities, the communities invest in them. These murals are also made for the neighborhood. The results are not only beautiful images, but also sparked conversations.

Continue reading on good.is

Murals and Math: One School’s Solution to Graffiti
Ellie Balk wrote in Education, New York and News

The act of painting murals is empowering. Once a student makes a mark on a wall, it becomes his or hers. When you walk down the busy street of Graham Ave, almost every wall is covered in random tags. We help the students create public art that means something and has significance. Students living in Brooklyn need this kind of connection to their communities because when the students invest in their communities, the communities invest in them. These murals are also made for the neighborhood. The results are not only beautiful images, but also sparked conversations.

Continue reading on good.is

240 notes

  1. delusionalawareness reblogged this from adventuresinlearning
  2. geofaultline reblogged this from adventuresinlearning
  3. halfpot reblogged this from teachingliteracy
  4. msformel reblogged this from from-student-to-teacher
  5. caitlinrae reblogged this from from-student-to-teacher
  6. from-student-to-teacher reblogged this from good
  7. paint-thetownblue reblogged this from good
  8. letmewriteloveonyourarms reblogged this from good
  9. psychologyofcolor reblogged this from teachingliteracy
  10. ausetkmt reblogged this from the-nomadic-writer
  11. askmenomore reblogged this from teachingliteracy
  12. curlyhairedmistress reblogged this from thepanamerican
  13. offbeatteacher reblogged this from thepanamerican
  14. thepanamerican reblogged this from good
  15. relatedbydelusion reblogged this from teachingliteracy
  16. thewunderfullthings reblogged this from good
  17. technicaldrawing reblogged this from good
  18. objectsareevents reblogged this from good
  19. playthebside reblogged this from good
  20. dorothytimer reblogged this from teachingliteracy
  21. catmoongirl reblogged this from teachingliteracy
  22. jhilmd reblogged this from good
  23. bmi568 reblogged this from betheteacheryouloved and added:
    Great!
  24. lrasch reblogged this from teachingliteracy

Recent comments