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Arts is Business: study shows arts industry contributes to economic wellbeing

By Yvonne Oh, ST Communications Volunteer Having moved to this neighborhood not too long ago, I’ve made efforts to get to know my new place better by exploring and getting involved in activities. One great discovery I’ve made has been … Continue reading

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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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