A Night To Remember

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Story title: A Night To Remember

Submitted by: Heather Calabro
Mid-Pacific Institute

DL story: My students studied the World War II internment of Japanese Americans with a focus on the injustice close to home, here in Hawaii. Through an interdisciplinary unit, my students became so engrossed with the topic, that the unit stretched and grew to include a fundraiser, public student work showcase, and commemorative plaque. The story of this deeper learning is best told through the student-created documentary here:

and through the class blog post found here.

Mastering core academic content; Thinking critically; Doing relevant, engaging work; Presenting work to a real audience

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