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From There to Here… 2019/2020

February 11, 2020 – 3:00 pm | 103 views
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As part of their Fall 2019 Social Studies unit, thirty-four Winchester Thurston School fifth graders interviewed people who came to the Pittsburgh area from other parts of the world. Here are excerpts from these interviews, and the students’ reflections on …

Winchester Thurston North: From There to Here… 2019/2020

December 18, 2019 – 4:03 pm | 43 views
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Seeking to understand and learn from different perspectives, fifth-grade students from Winchester Thurston North interviewed individuals who have moved to the Pittsburgh area from other countries.

This collaboration between SLB Radio Productions, Inc. and Winchester Thurston School …

Girl Talk, Volume 1

October 29, 2019 – 2:22 pm | 221 views
Girl Talk CD Insert This edition of Girl Talk served twenty-nine girls between 11 and 17 years of age in the Hill District, Uptown, and Oakland neighborhoods of Pittsburgh. Mentored and guided by SLB Radio staff educators, girls prepared for and conducted interviews. The resulting product includes twenty-five interviews featured in this booklet form, online, and on CD.

From There to Here… 2018/2019

February 8, 2019 – 4:30 pm | 371 views
DSC_0037 As part of their Fall 2018 Social Studies unit, thirty-two Winchester Thurston School fifth graders interviewed people who came to the Pittsburgh area from other parts of the world. Here are excerpts from these interviews, and the students’ reflections on this project.

Crossing Fences: 2018 Hazelwood II

December 5, 2018 – 6:00 pm | 151 views
Haz-Cletus2 Hazelwood Voices Vol. II features first-person reflections from ten men as collected by ten boys. Project activities were conducted in collaboration with Center of Life. Listen below for each man's story as well as reflections from the interviewers.

Crossing Fences: 2018 Homewood II

December 5, 2018 – 6:00 pm | 137 views
Home-Vlad3 Homewood Voices Vol. II features first-person reflections from ten men as collected by ten boys. Project activities were conducted in collaboration with Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Listen below for each man's story as well as reflections from the interviewers.

Crossing Fences: 2018 Hill District II

December 5, 2018 – 6:00 pm | 158 views
Hill-Justin2 Hill District Voices Vol. II features first-person reflections from ten men as collected by nine boys. Project activities were conducted in collaboration with Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Listen below for each man's story as well as reflections from the interviewers.

From There to Here… 2017/2018

February 13, 2018 – 6:00 pm | 354 views
Editing11 As part of their Fall 2017 Social Studies unit, thirty-six Winchester Thurston School fifth graders interviewed people who came to the Pittsburgh area from other parts of the world. Here are excerpts from these interviews, and the students’ reflections on this project.

Crossing Fences: 2016 Garfield

December 1, 2016 – 3:13 pm | 1,801 views
coach-garth_300x200 Garfield Voices features first-person reflections from eleven men as collected by fifteen boys. Project activities were conducted in collaboration with Brothers and Sisters Emerging. Listen below for each man's story as well as reflections from the interviewers.

Crossing Fences: 2016 Northview Heights

November 23, 2016 – 12:21 pm | 1,964 views
steve_glover_300x200 Northview Heights Voices features first-person reflections from ten men as collected by twelve boys. Project activities were conducted in collaboration with YouthPlaces. Listen below for each man's story as well as reflections from the interviewers.