Students bring stories to life and make important connections to language arts learning with national award-winning storyteller TAHIRA. TAHIRA’s engaging and joyful storytelling supports students’ learning about character, setting, story sequence and more. Students adapt stories, using their personal experiences and values to express themselves. SEL competencies, including responsible decision making, self-awareness, and social awareness are woven into the learning.
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TAHIRA is a storyteller, poet, vocalist, and percussionist with a bachelor’s degree from Temple University’s School of Communication and Theatre. Whether performing her original works or her vast repertoire of stories from the African oral tradition, she brings to her audience messages of courage, hope, and triumph.
As a YA teaching artists, she explores the various forms of storytelling to teach students critical thinking and creativity.
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