Through A Different Lens is a teacher led project sponsored by the Vancouver Foundation. This project involves teachers from K-12 who are focusing on alternative methods of instruction and assessment to help all students succeed.
In the spirit of trying new assignments, here's one that was a success. Students, in groups of 3, had to re-write a section of Poe's "Tell-Tale Heart" and make it into a poem with a creative lay-out. There were some very creative ideas demonstrated.