The author describes how he uses video making as a way to engage students in high-needs schools. Goodman believes video making projects can help counter the ways minority students are made invisible by school curriculum and the culture of testing. More importantly, creating video documentaries allows students to use multiple literacies and does not exclude those who struggle with the written word.
Goodman, S. (2010). Facilitating Student Documentary Projects Toward 21-Century Literacy and Civic Engagement. Occasional Paper Series, 2011 (25). Retrieved from http://educate.bankstreet.edu/occasional-paper-series/vol2011/iss25/5