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Portraits of Black Excellence 2 Paint & Learn Camp, 9-13 Yrs. (4x Week/1 Week)

In this one week camp, students will learn about four influential Black people while creating collage paintings in his/her honor.
Stephanie Watkins
67 total reviews for this teacher
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45 minutes
per class
4x per week
over 1 week
9-13
year olds
2-10
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse 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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Class Experience

Camp attendees will learn how to paint on canvas.
Camp attendees will learn how to use diverse objects for texture.
Camp attendees will learn how to create collages. 
Camp attendees will learn how various facts about the lives of Ida B. Wells, Benjamin Banneker, Mary McLeod Bethune and A. Philip Randolph.
Camp attendees will learn facts about American History.
Camp attendees will learn the joy of crafting.
Camp attendees will learn artistic expression skills.
Camp attendees will work on fine motor skills.
I present my historical information on my lived experience as an African-American in the United States of America coupled with my masters degree in social work which has allowed me to  study the affects of historical events and laws in the United States of America on its citizens. My masters degree has also trained me to handle and manage difficult situations, sensitive information and empower marginalized groups in America. Because of my passion for history, educating young minds and accuracy, I spend hours on researching and crafting each class that I offer and work hard to represent marginalized voices in my classes. 

I have also taken undergraduate courses in African-American history under expert professors. I have over 10 years of teaching in and outside of the the traditional classroom. I have 10 years of professional experience working with primarily African-American youth in foster care which equipped me to handle delicate matters with professionalism and tact. Cumulatively, I possess over twenty years of experience working with and teaching youth of all ages. I have worked as a childcare worker, case manager, teacher, homeschool parent and have volunteered many hours in children's programs. I am also an avid crafter with sewing skills. All of these qualifications have lended themselves to me successfully teaching African-American history on Outschool with excellent reviews from parents and consistent 5-star ratings.
Student will complete portraits after class if he or she is unable to finish during the class session. Students will complete mini-quiz and inbox the teacher with her/his answers.
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Students will complete mini-quiz and inbox the teacher with her/his answers.
3 hours per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
We will be covering historical figures throughout American history, in order to be accurate and give students a fuller understanding of the contributions made by these individuals, I will have to address racism and intolerance. I will do so in a very gentle and conscientious manner. My goal is to honor the memories of these individuals therefore, much of the focus will remain in the honoring. It should be noted that Ida B. Wells spent much of her career speaking out against the unlawful killing of African-Americans. This will be gently covered in class.

Teacher

Stephanie Watkins
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Motivating Enrichment Teacher
67 total reviews
40 completed classes

About Me

When children read good books, they not only learn about the story and characters but also gain insight into their own own thoughts, emotions and views. Concurrently, the student becomes a more confident and competent reader. Therefore, I offer... 
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