Stories on Board Residency: Day 6; Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Friends: Today was Day 6 of my “Stories on Board Residency.” What a day! In the 8 years that I have been the artist-in-residence at this school, never once have I been late. Today changed that record. There was a big accident that clogged traffic for miles, causing me to arrive at 9:00 am (first […] Read More

Categories: Art, Artist Residency, Arts, arts education, Author, Children, Folklore, Folktales, Kids Room, Language Arts, Literacy, Stories, Story Fest, Storytelling, Teaching Artist

Louisiana Story Fest Residency Day 9

Friends: It has been a wonderful two weeks visiting all the classrooms of the school where I am the teaching artist-in-residence. I feel like I have truly made deep connections with the students and the teachers. Today was bittersweet, because it was so wonderful and because it was my last day to visit the classes. […] Read More

Categories: Art, Artist Residency, Arts, Author, Children, Folklore, Folktales, Kids Room, Language Arts, Literacy, Louisiana, Performance, Stories, Story Fest, story theater, Storyteller, Storytelling, Teaching Artist

Organized and Energized! – Part 5 The Kids Room

Organized and Energized! – Part 5 The Kids Room By Dianne de Las Casas The Kid’s Room Because we are a society of consumerism, our children tend to have more “stuff” than we did as children. Not only do our children have toys, they also have TVs, DVD players, video games, handheld games, computers, stereos, […] Read More

Categories: Bedroom, Children, Children’s Room, Cleaning, Kids, Kids Room, Organization, Organization Supplies