The Common offers a great ‘package deal’ for teachers who want to use the publication in their classrooms, including discounted subscription prices, plus a free desk copy and sample lesson plans. Classroom subscription includes two issues for every student, plus an in-person or Skype visit from Editor in Chief Jennifer Acker [pictured]. Subscription price: $17/student.
The Common features contemporary literature and art from around the world and can recommend issues for curriculum in:
Editing and Publishing
Landscape and Architecture
Rhetoric and Composition
The Common editors recommend the publication for high school, undergraduate, and graduate-level courses, helping meet the folowing objectives/core standards:
Help students develop critical thinking, close reading, and rigorous analytic writing skills.
Inspire creative expression.
Encourage students to think of themselves in the roles of editors and publishers.
Enrich knowledge of domestic and global languages, histories, and literatures.