Educator Insights


Student Insights: Eliza Potter Unsung Hero VLOG!

Eliza Potter Unsung Hero Project
The Unsung Hero Project had a lasting impact on Royal Valley Middle School students Lilly Rooks and Emma McKinsey. Find out what they learned and how one woman’s story inspired them!

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Discovery Award Winners talk about their experience!

Lowell Milken Center Fellow Nate McAlister stands with his students who won the 2016 Discovery Award.
Royal Valley Middle School students Luke Boyden and Colin Caviness look back at their experience with the Unsung Hero Project and reflect on what it meant to them to win first place in an international competition!

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Student Reflects on Unsung Hero Project

LMC Fellow Susan Sittenauer's students work on their Eugene Lazowski Unsung Hero Project.
In her VLOG, LMC Fellow Susan Sittenauer's student recalls her inspiration and process for her Discovery Award-winning Unsung Hero project. As well as the lasting impact!

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Virginia Milken Educators React to the Violence in Charlottesville

Milken Educator Wade Whitehead encourages teachers to bring Unsung Heroes into their classrooms to inspire students to stand up for what they believe in.

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60 Powerful Tributes from Students to Unsung Heroes

LMC Fellow Bill Smithyman's class attends their Unsung Hero project screening.
LMC Fellow Bill Smithyman reflects on the impact of the Unsung Hero projects with a screening for family, friends, and the heroes themselves.

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The ArtEffect – Art and Social Justice

Andrea Howard (second from left) with 2017 ArtEffect Project grand prize winner Molly Cahill (center).
Tennessee Arts Education Association Secondary Chair Andrea Howard reflects on the Lowell Milken Center ArtEffect Project.

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Engaging Students Through Unsung Heroes Projects

LMC Fellow Robert O'Donnell works with students on their Unsung Hero Project.
In the first ever Educator Insights VLOG, LMC Fellow Robert O'Donnell documents the Unsung Heroes Project process at Christa McAuliffe School in Jersey City, New Jersey.

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Projects That Bring Unsung Heroes to Life

Milken Educator Bill Smithyman and his class visit the Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes
As inspiration for their own Unsung Heroes projects, Milken Educator Bill Smithyman (KS '15) and his students explore LMC.

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Unsung Heroes Projects: Engaging and Significant

LMC Fellow Terry Kaldhusdal's student displays her Unsung Hero Project.
LMC Fellow Terry Kaldhusdal understands that projects should engage students, while having a lasting impact. Unsung Heroes Projects fit the bill perfectly.

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Mrs. H’s Unsung Hero Empower Hour

Madeline Hanington's Empower Hour students present their Unsung Hero Project.
LMC Fellow Madeline Hanington walks us through her students' experience with the project-based learning Unsung Heroes Project.

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