This article reports on the MOSAIC Program at Watters School in Jersey City, New Jersey through the eyes of an eighth grade student who has gone through the MOSAIC Program. She discusses the benefits that she and her classmates gained from MOSAIC: leadership and citizenship development, personal decision making, and problem-solving skills in the school or the community.Source:
Maurice Elias, Edutopia, March 14, 2018Description:
Pearl Filak is currently an eighth grader at Watters School and has attended the school since second grade. For Pearl, who has participated in MOSAIC since sixth grade, what has happened in the school has been transformative. In recent conversations with her principal and the MOSAIC consultant from the SECD Lab, Pearl shared insights about her journey: “If it wasn’t for my teachers and administrators saying, ‘You can do it, you have to do it, I believe in you,’ I would probably still be afraid and anxious,” she says. “But because of them, I am a better and changed person to this day.”Read the full article here!