Friday, November 26

Highlight Reel

Brief Conversations with your favorite artists and celebrities that highlight a memory or highlight their current endeavor

(Highlight Reel):  Juno Award Winning Alt-Rockers DEAR ROUGE Educates Us on Social Media Usage with “Fake Fame”
Highlight Reel

(Highlight Reel): Juno Award Winning Alt-Rockers DEAR ROUGE Educates Us on Social Media Usage with “Fake Fame”

Editor's Note:  Here at Scholastic Perspectives, we'll be examining social media usage and its impact on students coming up.  As an educator, one thing I've noticed is missing is the lack of digital citizenship that is being taught towards our students.  Because of this, students aren't socialized like they should be and major cyberbullying issues arise because of the lack of digital citizenship in the curriculum.  As educators, we need to realize that cell phones are here to stay and we need to adapt, and that's teaching students how to interact appropriately on their cell phones.  Also, set aside times to put away the cell phone and be present, especially when you're with loved ones, nature, or at concerts and other forms of entertainment.  In this highlight reel with Scholastic Perspect...
(Highlight Reel): An Educator Looks at JON STANCER and his Pedagogy on Climate Change and Toronto Music Scene
Highlight Reel

(Highlight Reel): An Educator Looks at JON STANCER and his Pedagogy on Climate Change and Toronto Music Scene

Contributor's Note:  Welcome to the brand new Scholastic Perspectives where "We Gon' Learn."  In this "Highlight Reel" edition, we took a few minutes to talk to Toronto artist Jon Stancer about climate change and the Toronto music scene along with a tinge on mental health awareness.  In his work, Jon created a song that will create awareness about the issue of climate change. According to BBC, climate change could cause many areas to be inhabitable. Scientists and politicians around the world are making concerted efforts to combat climate change. We are seeing more extreme weather events, more wildfires and species dying off at a faster rate than at any point in recorded history. Jon Stancer's song "This Cannot Wait(Until Tomorrow)" highlights that.  In today's Highlight Reel with Scholast...