It’s been a few (!) years since I was in elementary school but one of my clearest memories from my early days as a student is my teachers asking us to celebrate National Nutrition Month by joining poster-making contests, decorating our classrooms with plastic fruits and vegetables–sometimes even dressing up like fruits and vegetables! These […]
Empathy came naturally to Media and Information Literacy (MIL) teacher Arniel Ping, who immediately realized that being a part of the Yellow Mission was the push he needed to address a long-standing challenge that was close to his heart and craft: the lack of quality and accessible MIL materials for Filipino teachers nationwide.
“Imagine that your problem has been solved,” we prompted, “what do you think will be the positive and/or negative effects on the people closest to the stakeholders you’ve chosen?” After identifying these effects, we asked the participants to think bigger: what will the effects be on the school community? On the neighborhood? On the town?