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Art With a Story Book Club
Calabash Stories, Songs, and Adventures
This 6 week course will explore various folktales by combining arts infused experiences with literacy. We will interact with each story, explore good character skills, and sing or move to the rhythm of the story.
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Once per week
over 6 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a "Multi-Day" course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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We will explore bringing various folktales throughout the African and African American diaspora to life by singing amd moving. We will use arts infused strategies to explore the elements of a story and good character skills. The class will be very interactive (call and response, student input), using story telling, questioning, and interactive play to experience each story. The stories will either be live re-telling or short videos built in with arts infused and extension activities that the...
LaShaunda Craddock is an arts, culture, and education specialist. She has led numerous workshops in various schools and community centers up and down the East Coast. In addition to being on the VA Commission for the Arts artist roster, she is a current teaching artist with Wolf Trap Richmond and Wolf Trap Education Institute. LaShaunda is also the Executive Director of the non profit Culture4MyKids, Inc. The organization's mission is to empower young people with the ability to use culture as a foundation for self knowledge, self -reliance, and resilience. LaShaunda's teaching style is deeply rooted in the Zimbabwe (Shona) proverb that states “If you walk, you can dance. If you can talk, you can sing.“ With over 15 years of experience teaching students of all ages, she brings rejuvenating passion and tradition into any workshop or class she leads.
Just anything that can be used as an instrument.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Minimal dance movements during a certain portion of class 4. Learners will only need a small arm-width squared space. They will just be demonstrating their favorite move. Class 5, I will be sharing 2 short mini cartoons about Wangari Maathai from Kenya. I will be using the Youtube video as a Share Screen Only. No account will be needed.
Arts, Culture, Education, Interactive Fun
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
With 15+ years in education, 20+ years in arts and culture, and 15+ years of studying traditional culture, I have been a teacher of all subjects, to all ages for 15+ years. My current specialty subjects include Arts, Culture, and Storytelling; ...