unsung hero (n) : one who created positive change in history by improving the lives of others, and has yet to be recognized for his or her actions

Why Unsung Heroes?

Featured Post

28 Feb
Teach Us All premiers at SXSWedu® on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.

Schools Continue to Segregate Us Sixty Years after Little Rock Nine; Teach Us All Premieres at SXSWedu®

Sixty years after the Little Rock Nine desegregated Central High School, Teach Us All investigates how far we've come and where do we go from here? More

Educator Insights

17 Mar
Madeline Hanington's Empower Hour students present their Unsung Hero Project.

Mrs. H’s Unsung Hero Empower Hour

LMC Fellow Madeline Hanington walks us through her students' experience with the project-based learning Unsung Heroes Project. More
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Through our unique project-based learning approach, we collaborate with students, educators and parents to discover, develop, and communicate Unsung Heroes stories.

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Discover the power to create positive change in the world through art. Our Student Art Competition for students in grades 6-12 has a grand prize of $7,500 and other cash prizes.
Kids hold "Discover" "Create" "Change" signs

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