The Skirball Cultural Center provides hands-on workshops focusing on ways to integrate the arts and world cultures into classroom curricula, sharpening teaching skills, and deepening knowledge of current social issues in order to create a community of learners with like-minded educators.
Teaching Through Storytelling
For K–Grade 8 teachers
Tuesday, June 26–Thursday, June 28, 2018
8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
This workshop is FREE to LAUSD teachers. Space is limited; advance registration required.
Storytelling can encourage students to develop creative ways of expressing themselves and collaborating. Inspired by the spirit of innovation and creative teamwork in The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited, this three-day workshop will explore the transformative power of storytelling and puppetry. In addition, the award-wining installation Noah’s Ark at the Skirball™ and the Skirball’s core exhibition, Visions and Values, will serve as platforms for exploring the craft of storytelling through movement, music, and theater arts.
In this three-day workshop:
Participate in hands-on, artist-led workshops.
Design interdisciplinary lessons that support language arts, social studies, math, and science curricula.
Build lasting relationships with a community of like-minded educators.
Gain access to priority registration for the Skirball 2018–2019 school tours and programs.
Registration opens at 12:00 p.m. on April 4, 2018