Using Student Writing to Teach Global Issues
2012-05-24 03:08:30

This is the VOA Special English Education Report.(1)

One World Education is a nonprofit group based in Washington.The group has a program in which teachers develop curriculum based on student writing.(2)
一个世界教育是一个非赢利的组织,基于 Washington.The 组中有教师发展基于学生写作课程的计划。

The students are in middle and high school and write essays about culture and global issues.(3)

Students are invited to write about an issue they find important. Then professionally developed learning materials based on chosen essays are used in schools to teach other students.(4)

Eric Goldstein is the executive director of One World Education.(5)
埃里克 · 戈尔茨坦是一个世界教育行政署署长。

ERIC GOLDSTEIN: "Over the last four years, we have worked with over fifteen hundred student writers and we have worked with almost three hundred twenty-five teachers accessing the One World curriculum."(6)
ERIC GOLDSTEIN:' 过去的四年中,我们曾与超过一千五百名学生作家和我们已经与近三百年二十五教师访问同一个世界课程 '。

He says the essays can serve as a writing and learning guide for thousands of students.(7)
他说: 散文可以作为写作和学习指南的数千名学生。

ERIC GOLDSTEIN: "It is truly the only online academic arena for young people to share and publish their writings in a way [that] it serves as a teaching tool for other students."(8)
ERIC GOLDSTEIN:说它真正是对年轻人来说,分享和发布其著作的方式 [] 它作为一种教学工具的其他学生只有在线学术领域。

Mr. Goldstein is himself a former classroom teacher. He and another teacher, Emily Chiariello, began forming plans for One World Education in two thousand six.(9)
戈尔斯坦先生是自己前课堂教学的教师。他和另一名教师,刘慧卿 Chiariello 开始形成一个世界教育计划 2 千 6 个。

The group publishes a study unit each month from August through May.(10)
该集团发布研究单位每月从 8 月至 5 月。

Each unit of curriculum starts with a chosen essay, called a "One World Reflection." The subjects have ranged from single parenthood to protecting rainforests to exploring Arab cultures, says Mr. Goldstein.(11)
每个单位的课程开始与所选择的散文,叫做 '一个世界思考'。科目有介乎单亲家庭至保护热带雨林探索阿拉伯文化,戈尔斯坦先生说。

ERIC GOLDSTEIN: "We have had students writing One World Reflections on women in the Muslim world, on Islamic media, on Arab media, on Arab identity.(12)
ERIC GOLDSTEIN:' 我们有关于妇女在穆斯林世界中,伊斯兰的媒体,在阿拉伯媒体上对阿拉伯身份上写一个世界思考的学生。

One student [wrote] about being Muslim and how she is perceived in her neighborhood."(13)
一位学生写 [下] 被穆斯林和她如何看待她的邻居里。 '

Laila Kunaish of Washington wrote about her feeling that the media in the United States are often unfair to Muslims.(14)
华盛顿的莱拉 Kunaish 写了关于她的感觉中,美国的媒体往往是不公平的穆斯林。

A learning activity based on her reflection called for students to collect examples of media stories and discuss whether or not that was true.(15)

Laila was chosen as a One World Student Ambassador last year.Twelve are chosen each year.(16)

Their reflections are published on the group's website, along with learning activities linked to common reading and writing standards used for testing.(17)

Isabel Nampakwa Kapotwe of Lusaka, Zambia, was also chosen as a student ambassador.She wrote about Zambia's cultural traditions, its languages, religions and tourist attractions.(18)
伊莎贝尔 Nampakwa Kapotwe 日在赞比亚卢萨卡的还被选为学生大使。她写了关于赞比亚的文化传统,其语言、 宗教和旅游景点。

But she also wrote about poverty and disease, and how, after her parents died, her grandmother made a home for the remaining family.(19)

One activity based on her reflection called for research into the care given by grandparents as heads of households in today's society.(20)

And that's the VOA Special English Education Report, written by Jerilyn Watson.Go to to find a link to the One World Education website, where you can read some of the student reflections.I'm Jim Tedder.(21)
而这是美国之音特别英语教育报告、 书面的 Jerilyn Watson.Go 到,以查找链接到一个世界教育网站,你可以读的学生思考一些到哪儿。我是吉姆特德。

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