Coverage

Stories and videos about The Living Textbook

* The Arab American News, June 7, 2013: Unis Middle School journalism students present innovative apps

* Dearborn Press and Guide, June 4, 2012: Eighth graders envision future of journalism, technology with app ideas

* Dearborn Patch, June 2, 2013: Young Entrepreneurs Pitch Smartphone App ideas in ‘Shark-Tank’ Type Contest

* The Arab American News: “Dearborn middle school program paves the way for future Arab American journalists

* Kodak’s 1,000 Words, The Living Textbook, students and Kodak video cameras

* The Muslim Observer, Professional Journalists Visit Young Muslim-Americans

* The Michael Eric Dyson Show, “How 9/11 Has Shaped Arab-American Youth” (audio)

* National Public Radio, “Teaching Sept. 11 to a new generation” (audio)

* PBS: Arab-American middle-schoolers dispel stereotypes in a post-9/11 world

* Story in The Detroit News on photo exhibit

* Column in The Detroit News on photo exhibit

* Multimedia story on Dearborn Patch about the photo exhibit

* Dearborn Press & Guide: Students reflect on their lives in photo exhibit

* Downriver Sunday Times: AANM exhibit showcases photos from middle schoolers

* Michigan Public Radio story on the photo exhibit

* Article on Dearborn Patch: Unis Students Learn Journalism from ‘Living Textbook’

* Egypt.com: Arab museum offers tales of young Arabs since 911

* Diversity Institute: Arab Americans Tell Their Stories in AAJA Project

* Associated Press story on project’s photo exhibit

* AAJA press release about the project.

Unis Middle School

Unis School serves grades K-8 in the Dearborn Public School District. The school principal is Heyam Alcodray. These are its beliefs about education:

  • A student's highest potential includes improvements academically, artistically, emotionally and socially.
  • Student achievement requires a cooperative effort among parents, teachers and the community to provide encouragement and reinforce core values.
  • Good instruction is assessment-driven, outcomes-based, active, and engaging.
  • Effective instruction touches the world of each student providing for different learning styles and needs.
  • Education is a life-long process that prepares students to be successful, contributing citizens in a changing world.

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