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What is the Living Textbook Project?

Video

What is the Living Textbook Project?

6 Comments 05 May 2011

Watch the Unis Middle School students and instructors of the Living Textbook Project in action.

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Meet the Living Textbook staff

Photographs

Meet the Living Textbook staff

2 Comments 06 March 2011

In one of the Living Textbook exercises, the students were asked to write about how they got their names.

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Winner: Story of mother who helps others

Profiles

Winner: Story of mother who helps others

8 Comments 06 March 2011

Nahad Abdallah, 33, has six kids and likes to dance. Now, I bet you’re wondering why I’m writing about her. Well, I am because of her job. She works as a physician's assistant, eight hours a day and five days a week.

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Thanksgiving traditions for Unis students

Traditions

Thanksgiving traditions for Unis students

5 Comments 01 March 2011

This is how much Thanksgiving dinner my mom makes every year. There is food from two different cultures: Arabic and American. My mom and I made meat and rice, biscuits, broccoli and cheese, mashed potatoes, corn and salad.

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The Newsrooms of Detroit

Field trips

The Newsrooms of Detroit

4 Comments 17 February 2011

On a trip into the heart of Detroit news media, Unis Middle School students visited two metropolitan newspapers and a large TV station before lunch at the newspapers.

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Thanksgiving with the Zahras

Photographs, Traditions

Thanksgiving with the Zahras

Comments Off 17 January 2011

Thanksgiving is the day when my whole family gathers at my house to celebrate. Before we set it up, I would help out. We all get different kinds of food. Some people get the turkey and some get other kinds. We had turkey, salad, rice with meat, lasagna, shrimp, hummus and tabouleh. The dessert was [...]

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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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