Visual Arts 226: Beyond the Walls

Better Family Life is a non-profit in St. Louis which strives to help build and maintain strong families. Their project, “Beyond the Walls”, is a series of outdoor murals to help beautify vacant buildings along Page Blvd between Kingshighway and Skinker.  Two local artists have been involved, Chris Green and Cornell McKay.  Chris has painted images of successful African Americans (with St. Louis connections) and Cornell has painted symbolic images.  Both artists have put inspirational images where there once was once only blighted out buildings.

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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