Build Me a Story: The Intersection of Engineering and Storytelling
STEAM Dream Team
What do you get when you cross classic fairy tales and fables with a child's innate desire to create and learn through storytelling? Kim Ratliff and Harlan Brownlee present a STEAM arts-integrated approach that can transform learning for your students. Learn strategies to take back to your classroom: storytelling elements, tableaus, engineering problem-solving through re-creation of story setting, and using narrative as a dramatic tool with movement and dance. A STEAM arts-integrated classroom provides the opportunity for your students to develop the essential skills of creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and communication.
Come prepared to move and get your creative juices flowing!
-Understand the relationship between storytelling, student engagement, and dance and movement-related problem-solving.
-Make the connection s with an arts-integrated approach and develop the essential 21st Century skills of creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and communication.
-Appreciate dance and other art forms as viable methods to help students achieve higher level thinking skills.
Grade Levels: Teachers
Fees: $1000 / modified seminar lengths are available upon request
Maximum Audience Size: 30
Availability: Year round
Program Length: 3 hours
Location: At Your School
Requirements: Large, cleared space; chairs arranged in a semi-circle; projector that's compatible with PC HDMI connection; screen or wall for projector; access to electrical outlet for PC & projector; flip chart & markers; handouts for participants.