Caldwell Middle School Author Residency Day 2 – Tuesday, January 8, 2013

  Friends:   Today was the second day of my writing residency at Caldwell middle school through a grant administered by Story Tapestries and the Houma Regional Arts Council.     Today, the students began brainstorming story ideas using story prompts that included two animal characters and a situation. First, I modeled the brainstorming process […] Read More

Categories: Artist Residency, Arts, arts education, Author, Children’s Books, Children’s Stories, Dianne de Las Casas, Language Arts, Literacy, math, School Visit, Storytelling, Teacher In-Service, Teaching Artist, The Little “Read” Hen, Workshop, writing

Handmade Tales Workshop; Friday, April 4, 2008

Friends: Today, I did a professional development workshop for teachers at an elementary school in the metro New Orleans area. What made the day so special was that my youngest daughter, Eliana (7), accompanied me and was my little assistant throughout the workshop. She passed out supplies and even took all the pictures (except for […] Read More

Categories: Professional Development, Teacher In-Service, Workshop