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Period 2
Class Spans
1 Period

5 Days, 5 Very Short Stories Well-Told: A Creative Nonfiction Workshop

Available:
  • Week 2
Skill Level: 
N/A
Learn to tell your own true stories creatively and in a strong voice.
Period 1
Class Spans
1 Period

Dilemma Stories to Reimagine the World

Available:
  • Week 2
Skill Level: 
N/A
Dilemma stories are made to intrigue the listener, but not provide the “satisfaction” of a complete ending. Learn how to create dilemma stories, to increase creative and critical thinking.
Period 3
Class Spans
1 Period

Finding Common Ground Through Cinema and the Arts

Available:
  • Week 1
Skill Level: 
N/A
View and discuss films, music, and mural art with their creators in an engaging classroom setting.
Period 5
Class Spans
1 Period

Great Story Swap

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
Join us and tell a story, or just listen!
Period 2
Class Spans
1 Period

Hearts and Minds Film

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
Learn how film and digital media can be used as tools for social change. We will view powerful examples of documentary film and other forms of digital media that address the most critical issues in our global society.
Period 1
Class Spans
1 Period

Life Writing

Available:
  • Week 1
Skill Level: 
N/A
In this workshop, appropriate for both novice and experienced writers, we’ll practice telling our own story in journals, memoirs, personal essays, blogs, and other forms of life writing.
Period 2
Class Spans
1 Period

Monsters: The Folklore and Literature of Horror

Available:
  • Week 2
Skill Level: 
N/A
Don't turn out the lights! This class will look at monsters, from the folklore that inspired it, to the human elements is parodies, its literary appearances, and how the monster is portrayed today.
Period 4
Class Spans
1 Period

Mysteries of Creative Writing

Available:
  • Week 1
Skill Level: 
N/A
Five key skills to better writing
Period 3
Class Spans
1 Period

Nature Poems: A Multi-Modal Workshop

Available:
  • Week 2
Skill Level: 
N/A
Create a nature poem and explore other modes of presenting it, including collage, photography, music and more.
Period 4
Class Spans
1 Period

Playback Improvisation Theater and the Joy of Story

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
Develop skills as improvisational actors - it's fun! No previous acting experience necessary.
Period 1
Class Spans
1 Period

Reclaiming the Story

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
This class explores how we can undo and reclaim the stories from the racism with which they have been displayed, teaching the history of how many stories turned into the "controversies" they became.
Period 1
Class Spans
1 Period

Science of Narrative: Why Storytelling is Important to Public Health

Available:
  • Week 1
Skill Level: 
N/A
Storytelling is a powerful way to convey uncommon knowledge and insight in a manner that appreciates common experiences. Explore how storytelling is being used from a public health perspective.
Period 2
Class Spans
1 Period

Stories, Customs and Traditions of the Woodland First Nations

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
Learn the stories and customs of the Woodland First Nations, guided by master Ottawa storyteller Pun Plamondon.
Period 3
Class Spans
1 Period

Storytelling 101

Available:
  • Week 2
Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
Examine the ingredients needed to tell a personal story in such a way as to make it leap off our tongues and into the mind of a listener.