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Hands on Heritage is an arts education course designed to engaged youth through crafts about the culture and customs of Africa and the Diaspora. These courses will provide the opportunity for students to discover the world and cultural connection through hands on learning activities. In this class students will learn the meaning of the Adinkra symbols and create fun and functional crafts. - Identify the continent of Africa and the country of Ghana on a map. - Learn about Ghana and the...
I have been traveling to Ghana since 1999 when I co-coordinated a Rites of Passage Study Tour with my father and since then been organizing group tours for youth and adults to Africa and the Diaspora. My first trip to Ghana inspired me to create a non-profit organization that provided cultural enrichment programs and services. I am excited about this next chapter with the learning lab and creating digital content and virtual classes.
A supply list handout will be sent. You can still participate even without having all the supplies at the start of class. No prior knowledge is required to attend class. Students can go at their own pace and finish the project after class if needed.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Please assist younger learners as needed with using scissors and paint.
Meet the teacher
Educator, Content Creator and World Traveler Greetings my name is Ms. Theresa I love to travel exploring different countries and cultures. In my downtime I enjoy watching movies that not only entertains but informs and inspires. I graduated from...