mission hill – empathy
click image above to follow the bi-weekly – 10 episode series – chronicling the rhythms and relationships of a year in the life of one of America’s most successful public schools.
Sam Chaltain is showcasing/sharing (via CNN over the next 10 months) the work of Mission Hill school in Boston.
A year ago, filmmakers filmmakers Tom and Amy Valens (also produced August to June) set out in search of a community of educators who refused to let the current national obsession with reading and math distract them from the equally vital mission of helping students learn to think — and act — empathetically.
Perhaps a model of elementary school buildings in the future.
High school buildings as Youmedia centers.
Middle school buildings as maker spaces..
read more on city as school here.
2015 – good morning mission hill…