Posts Tagged ‘Lisa Lord’

“Stories from Stagville”: Exhibit Features Collaborative Work by Durham 5th Graders and Duke Undergrads

"Stories from Stagville": Exhibit Features Collaborative Work by Durham 5th Graders and Duke Undergrads

A new exhibit on the Duke University campus showcases work made by fifth-grade students in Lisa Lord’s classroom at Club Boulevard Humanities Magnet School in Durham, North Carolina, based on their yearlong study of Historic Stagville, which contains the remnants of one of the South’s largest pre-Civil War plantations. The fifth graders worked with Duke undergraduates […]


New Book: “Literacy and Justice Through Photography:
 A Classroom Guide”

New Book: “Literacy and Justice Through Photography:
 A Classroom Guide”

In 1990, photographer Wendy Ewald, with encouragement from Durham, North Carolina, school administrators and support from the Center for Documentary Studies, started the Literacy Through Photography (LTP) program, working in the Durham Public Schools to make photographs the basis for a variety of learning experiences across the curriculum. Since then, LTP has worked with numerous […]