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Story Tapestries at the Gaithersburg Book Festival

By Yvonne Oh, ST Communications volunteer Good weather greeted our setting up of the Story Tapestries booth. It had rained a few days before, and while the ground was still soggy and with friendly earthworms popping up to say hello, the … Continue reading

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Arts Partnerships Help Students Succeed

We asked our fabulous Communications Volunteer, Yvonne Oh, to tell us a little bit about what inspires her to support Story Tapestries and arts in education.  Yvonne is a regular and invaluable contributor to our blog and social media.  Here … Continue reading

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Weaving Tapestries of Support for Youth

– by Katie Sill, Program Manager We recently came across a Research Brief from the Center for Promise titled Defining Webs of Support: A New Framework to Advance Understanding of Relationships and Youth Development that discusses the frameworks of webs of support that are effective … Continue reading

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Exciting steps toward our Virtual Classroom!

What a week! Story Tapestries just submitted two major grant proposals that, if awarded, will help us take significant strides toward our Virtual Classroom – a brand new website that offers curated arts-integrated lessons and activities for educators, parents and … Continue reading

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“Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How” – by Mandela Harmon

Greetings Fellow Bibliophiles, I recently found myself trying to remember what age I was when I started reading for content instead of just for pleasure. You remember it, right? The 5 W’s…and the H of course! Who, What, Where, When, … Continue reading

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Learning Through Stories with Carrie Sue Ayvar

-Written by Yvonne Oh   “I just love stories!” says Carrie Sue Ayvar, award-winning storyteller and longtime friend in a recent interview with Story Tapestries. She was explaining her enthusiasm and love for storytelling. Carrie Sue remembers telling and listening to stories since … Continue reading

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Looking back on 2016, Looking forward to 2017!

With only 9 days left in 2016, we’re taking a few moments away from our end-of-year campaign to reflect on what we’ve accomplished over the last year and get ready for the year to come.  We just hit 79% of our … Continue reading

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