10 Weeks Later: The East Harlem News is Born!

10 Weeks Later: The East Harlem News is Born!

December 20, 2012
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This semester, the Washington Square News partnered with the nonprofit organization Citizen Schools to build and teach a journalism curriculum to a class of sixth graders at Isaac Newton Middle School in Harlem. After 10 weeks of hard work, the class finally finished their project: a newspaper for the ... Read more »

Learning how to interview: Citizen Schools Week 2

Learning how to interview: Citizen Schools Week 2

October 23, 2012
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Welcome to week two of the Washington Square News work with the East Harlem News, a newspaper staff of sixth grade students at Isaac Newton Middle School. Throughout the semester, the students will be learning about journalism and creating a newspaper using what they learned. October 18th, they met... Read more »

What’s a Byline? – A Warm Welcome to East Harlem News!

What’s a Byline? – A Warm Welcome to East Harlem News!

October 11, 2012
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What an excellent question! But before I answer it, let me first explain what all this is. This semester, the Washington Square News is working with Citizen Schools, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping middle schoolers find the connection between classroom skills and real-world professions... Read more »