Join a group!
Find an organization related to your topic that ALREADY EXISTS
Contact them. Figure out what they are doing to make a difference in their communities. Borrow an idea they have and plug it in to Lakewood/Tacoma.
Go to a meeting in the area--take notes, talk to members, find out how they are working in their communties.
Create a branch of that organization in Lakewood--get other CPHS students to become involved.
**Put a brochure together that educates a target audience about your topic
**Write 3 mini lessons that address aspects of your topic and end with a product/project you audience can create (such as a poster, skit, etc)
**Create a community blog where folks can write, comment, and engage in critical conversations about your topic.
**Set up international/cross-state pen-pal program
Figure out what forum you would use (email, letters, other??)
Find a class, group of students, etc who want to connect on your topic
Begin exchanging ideas!
**Research legislation being proposed in Olympia and Contact a legislator!
Talk to Coker/Teague how to do this
Take picturesof yourself in action!
Create a finished productyour audience will produce (a poster, pamphlet, survey).
**Collect this product, take pictures of it, or compile survey answers
Take video footage of yourself in action! Film classmates, colleagues, etc being involved in your project.
Organize an Event
**An Exhibition that shows various aspects of your project. Ex. A sustainable fashion exhibit where students present projects related to ways to recycle and reuse materials in a stylish way.
**Raise Money Walk-a-thon/Run-a-thon
Use ideas from MADD, H20, etc to organize an event that ALL CPHS students can participate in. Create flyers, a fund-raiser component, and get others involved!