Freedom Writers

March 13, 2010 by Post Team 

Freedom WritersFreedom Writers:Mobile (Alabama – Professor Jenny Cory did not know when Force won in high school students on a field trip to see the movie “Freedom Writers” in 2007 how it will affect your life and your teaching style.
The film is an adaptation of the true story of teacher Erin Gruwell, who taught students in the inner city of Long Beach, California, following the race riots.
The situation was familiar to the classroom Corrie, which is governed by the same students through the difficulties they face at home and in their homes in neighborhoods – drugs, violence, teenage pregnancy and other challenges.
After seeing the film, Corey encourages students to apply for a grant to meet and work with other teachers around the country through the Organization Gruwell and Freedom Writers Foundation, the name of the Riders of the freedom of movement rights civilians.
Cory has been accepted and attended seminars in California in the diversity, tolerance and other issues. Since then, Corey in the book “Education of Hope” with 149 other teachers across the country about their experiences with the seasons, most of downtown.
Friday evening, called Curie Gruwell and some alumni to a reception at the home of your mobile.
Today, Gruwell will be the keynote speaker at a non-sectarian, faith conference aimed at women called Womenspeak 2010. About 700 women from 40 countries attending conferences at the Arthur R. Criminal Mobile Conference Center in the downtown.
“Sometimes it’s hard to step back and be a teacher when there are so many things in life for children and scholars should not take priority,” said Corey. “I had asked once told me: I’m tired of hearing that God D – TEACHERS white, and live in these projects. No one cares if you went to school, and nobody cares if you do your homework. Y ‘ all have no idea. ”
Corey said he learned a lot about themselves, their students and their profession, working with Gruwell and other teachers.
He said he liked writing and reading stories of other teachers in this book, according to Corey, and gives readers “a bit of a window in publiceducation in this country, and not very nice.
Corrie history – showing their support for pregnant students in secondary schools, helping them move into the room at Spring Hill College – sometimes there’s a fine line between being a teacher and a parent of students.
Like the movie, and teachers who participated in the Writers Foundation of liberty to show the students to express themselves with their writings.
“I think the child is a child is a child regardless of economic status, race, or even ZIP code,” said Gruwell – Registration, adding that it was important “to show that you can change the world one child and a category and one community at a time. ”
Gruwell said teachers who work with Corey, such as “war is good fight every day to give voice to the voiceless is impressive.”
Ashley Rabun spokeswoman Womenspeak in 2010, a space may still be available to attend the conference, which began Friday and runs all day today and ends at noon on Sunday.
For registration is $ 200, and teachers can get a reduced price. Anyone wishing to attend Rabun can be contacted at the following address: 251-533-5999.
“The conference is all about how women can have an impact on the lives of many,” said Rabun. “We are pleased with Erin Gruwell. It is an excellent example of that.”

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