Monthly Archives: August 2015

“Imagine what could happen if we did this all year” Working with The Learning Alliance at Fellsmere Elementary by Story Tapestries Master Teaching Artist Debbi Arseneaux

After an intense week of working in four different classrooms at Fellsmere Elementary in Indian River County, Florida, this past spring, I sat in a debriefing meeting with the four teachers and their principal. I had just completed an embedded … Continue reading

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This Jazz Man, He Plays…Everything! Working with WPAS at the Sitar Center in Washington DC by Story Tapestries Master Teaching Artist Debbi Arseneaux

I had a blast this summer teaching at the Playful Rhythms Camp with Washington Performing Arts Society at the Sitar Center. WPAS asked Story Tapestries to bring a little drama to this great music and arts summer camp. With campers … Continue reading

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Schoolhouse Rock – Stretching and growing skills together by Susie Richard

What can be more rewarding than helping a group of kids achieve more than they thought possible? This past winter, I had that pleasure. Story Tapestries was contracted to produce the school musical that was to be put by the … Continue reading

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Dr. Seuss, Civil Rights, and Middle School – Oh My! Dancing Poetry @ Kenmore MS

Standards/Overarching themes for the week: Sustained reading: 25 mins Review plot structure/sequence: plot graph/elements of story Poetry Forms: ABAB/AABB Comparison/Contrast of text in different medium: Book/Video/Play Text: The Sneetches, Dr. Seuss Outcomes: Students will experience the same text (The Sneetches) … Continue reading

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