Tagged with literacy

When “N*ggas” Can’t Read…

When “N*ggas” Can’t Read…

[Immediate disclaimer: I feel totally uncomfortable using the n-word in any form. I used it here because it was used by a student and I am quoting him.] I am friends with many of my old students on facebook (Although a large percentage of them are hidden from my feed due to photos of them … Continue reading

Visual Noise & Visual Literacy

Visual Noise & Visual Literacy

My Arts in New York City course had it’s last experiential component to a small gallery on the Lower East Side called Station Independent Projects. This is a tiny space, tucked inside some streets north of the Williamsburg Bridge entrance. I decided to take the students there because an acquaintance from my early days of … Continue reading