The community of La Piedra continually spoke about how important it is that the children in the community learn to speak, read and write in English. Learning English would give children in the community more opportunity to succeed in Dominican society, regardless of their official citizenship status. Taking this into consideration, MSU Denver designers created a laminated poster series that includes emotions, numbers in English and Spanish, phrases you should know in English and Spanish, and a phonetic alphabet. In addition, MSU Denver designer, Laura De La Cruz, developed a color-coordinated typing aid that community members could use to practice typing on a keyboard.
Educational Toolkit Designers: Laura De La Cruz, Alexandria Jimenez, Ryan McFarlin, Tatiana Shimchenok