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Period 1
Class Spans
1 Period

Finding Common Ground Through Cinema and the Arts

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
View and discuss films, music, and mural art with their creators in an engaging classroom setting.
Period 4
Class Spans
1 Period

Great Story Swap

Available:
  • Week 1
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 2
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 3
Class Spans
1 Period

Illustration/Comics: A History

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
All Levels
A history including but not limited to Native American illustration/comics, with Lee Francis IV. Lee is the head of Native Realities, the only Native and Indigenous pop culture company in the United States.
Period 3
Class Spans
1 Period

Indigenous Survey Class: Wilding, Poetry, Maryland and Games

Available:
  • Week 1
Skill Level: 
N/A
Discover the brilliant history of Native American and Indigenous Peoples, especially in the Maryland and mid-Atlantic area.
Period 4
Class Spans
1 Period

Life Writing

Available:
  • Week 3
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 1
Class Spans
1 Period

Monsters: The Folklore and Literature of Horror

Available:
  • Week 1
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

Native Storytelling: The Wordcraft Circle

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
The Wordcraft Circle promotes the works and words of Native writers, storytellers and creatives. This is an opportunity to learn from Indigenous master storytellers.
Period 1
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 3
Class Spans
1 Period

Nature Writing

Available:
  • Week 1
Skill Level: 
N/A
Set your mind, body, & soul free by exploring the great outdoors with some iconic writers before crafting your own words inspired by nature's vast canvas.
Period 2
Class Spans
1 Period

Poetry of Hope: Of Hopeful Green Stuff Woven

Available:
  • Week 1
Skill Level: 
N/A
In this class we will look at poems that acknowledge pain and difficult times but offer a final message of hope.
Period 3
Class Spans
1 Period

Poetry of the Blues and Trip Through New Orleans with John Sinclair

Available:
  • Week 2
Skill Level: 
N/A
Poet, journalist and radio personality John Sinclair takes you on a journey into the blues, and the music of New Orleans.
Period 2
Class Spans
1 Period

Reimagine the World: Dilemma Stories to Enhance Problem-Solving

Available:
  • Week 3
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 2
Class Spans
1 Period

Science of Narrative: Why Storytelling is Important to Public Health

Available:
  • Week 2
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 4
Class Spans
1 Period

Signs of Survivial: Freedom Songs and the Art of Social Change

Available:
  • Week 2
Skill Level: 
N/A
Gain a clearer understanding of the relationship between activism, art, music, and the struggle for social justice in the modern world.
Period 5
Class Spans
1 Period

Storytelling - The First Art

Available:
  • Week 2
Skill Level: 
N/A
Hear and tell stories under the guidance of Master Ottawa storyteller Pun Plamondon.
Period 1
Class Spans
1 Period

Storytelling 1: The Stories Inside Us

Available:
  • Week 1
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.
Period 1
Class Spans
1 Period

Storytelling 2: Taking it Further

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
For students who have already taken a Storytelling class with Sheila Arnold and want to prepare for stage and presentations in any environment.
Period 2
Class Spans
1 Period

Storytelling and Your Instrument

Available:
  • Week 1
Skill Level: 
N/A
A/B
Learn to use your instrument (harp, guitar, fiddle, ukulele or more) to make stories come alive - whether for your children, at schools, or as an introduction to a tune.
Period 4
Class Spans
1 Period

True 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 3
Class Spans
1 Period

World Tour of Mythology

Available:
  • Week 3
Skill Level: 
N/A
Examine myths from around the world, and try your hand at writing your own myth.