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Abstract

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.

Author Biography

Steven Goodman is the founding Executive Director of the Educational Video Center (www.EVC.org). Trained as a journalist at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, he has taught in New York City alternative high schools and at universities in New York City, Maine, Ohio, and London. Goodman has produced social documentaries, written numerous articles about youth media and education reform, and is author of Teaching Youth Media: A Critical Guide to Literacy, Video Production and Social Change.

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