VIRTUAL PROGRAM AVAILABLE! Please fill out this inquiry form or call 866-500-9265 for more information. This workshop guides students through adapting a book into a media production using Scratch (a visual programming language) to program a Scratch Play. Developing a literature adaptation requires students to not only comprehend a story, but also to closely study an original work and to […]
A Doodle Bot is a motorized contraption that moves in unusual ways and draws on its own by leaving a mark to trace its path. It is made from simple materials and is set in motion by a vibrating offset motor that causes it to bounce, spin, bump, and move. Each student makes their own […]
VIRTUAL PROGRAM AVAILABLE! Please fill out this inquiry form or call 866-500-9265 for more information. (Virtual programs are not charged a travel fee.) Are you ready to jam? Environmental sustainability and social responsibility take center stage in The Junk Jam Band’s high-energy educational program featuring found objects and homemade instruments. Everyone gets involved, as students create and layer sounds, using […]
VIRTUAL PROGRAM AVAILABLE! Please fill out this inquiry form or call 866-500-9265 for more information. (Virtual programs are not charged a travel fee.) Karim is a native Egyptian and performs on multiple percussion and strings instruments from around the Arab world. He orates the history of each instrument, reviews how they are made, and writes out the name in Arabic […]
The Story Dance dynamic workshop teaches literacy through dance using stories from different cultures. Working with classroom teachers to choose a book, students will learn and create their own sequential choreography to tell the story of the chosen book.
In Gargoyles: From Gothic to Grotesque, a 3-D artist shows how to create gargoyles using pinch-pot construction and basic hand-building pottery techniques. A storyteller recounts medieval legends and contemporary children’s fiction that inspire the students to write and perform their own myths based on their gargoyle creations.
This jubilant assembly introduces students to the artistry of East African cultures through dance, music, and storytelling. Sharing music from his native Uganda and authentic East African instruments, Ssuuna inspires students to compare cultures and to learn the importance of respecting cultural differences. The program ends in celebration as students play alongside Ssuuna and learn […]
Lindo Maravilhoso! Beautiful, Marvelous! This exploration of Afro-Brazilian culture traces the role of dance throughout Brazilian history. Efraim Silva and his dancers dazzle students with their infectious rhythms and physical prowess, combining dance and the martial arts. From the birth of Capoeira among enslaved Africans in the 16th century to the significance of Rio’s Carnival […]