Media

Curt Cunningham

Curt Cunningham has over 11 years experience in comprehensive instruction in the visual arts, including watercolors, oil painting, and mixed media projects. He is also a talented muralist and has been a featured artist in many local exhibits, including: The Graham Collection in Washington DC; Phish Tea Café in Washington, DC; and the Blueroom in Washington DC, among others. Curt’s relaxed, but firm teaching style has been very effective with children of all ages, as evidenced by the large murals and backdrops he has been able to create with children ages 3–18 years old. He holds a Bachelor...

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Public Media Corps

AGFF 2013: Go To School, Don't Be A Fool (Washington, DC) dMAC students at Ballou SHS created a song and music video about not allowing the circumstances in their community deter them from going to school & excelling. AGFF 2013: Truancy = Community Responsibility (Washington, DC) dMAC students at Ballou SHS created a PSA to remind the community that preventing truancy is not only a school responsibility but also a community effort.

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Recent Press on H.E.L.P.

Over the last few months, I have been able to get some local media coverage around H.E.L.P. in the classroom: The first was this article, written by Marcus Moore for the Montgomery County (MD) Gazette. The article follows a teacher by the name of Helen Dana, who is using H.E.L.P. in her classes at Quince Orchard High School. Helen is an inspiration for other teachers who are looking for new and innovative ways to make the content connect with their students everyday lives. The next big look we got was on local News Channel 8 and NBC affiliate News Channel 4. Here are the videos: (Notice...

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