Topic for the Week: Understand Storytelling and the how to use collective storytelling to portray a community
Small introduction of the class ( Give the syllabus to the students and give the students a walk through to the blog) (10 min)
Jonathan Harris TED Talk on Collecting Stories (25 min)
Introductions of each of the students 2 min presentation each of whom they are (30 min)
Why are you here? and what are you expectations of the class?
Chimamanda Adichie TED Talk: The danger of a single story (20 min)
Aaron Koblin’s (15 min)
https://vimeo.com/15416762?content_bypass=fa49c (6 min)
Tehran Without Permission(5min)
Talk about the videos provided in class (20 min)
Let’s talk about the Commons
What caught your attention at the walk?
If you can change or improve something about the Egleston community what this will be
What is the Commons
What is gentrification?
The Laundromat Project
End of class:
1st log entry
Your bio: The students will write a paragraph introducing themselves in a small bio. Who are they? Where are they coming from? Interest? Dreams in life
1st impression of Egleston Square if you took photos please uploaded to the blog
Reading for next class
Boston Street Cars
History time: The origin of Egleston Square’s name
Egleston Square Franklin Park Coalition