10:00 am -12:00 am:
Work Shop: Teacher Tales - Weaving Stories into your Curriculum!
Founding RIBS member Abigail Ifatola Jefferson
Experience the vibrant world of storytelling as a vehicle to spark creativity, ignite imagination, build self-esteem, and develop better oral communication skills. Participants will learn basic storytelling techniques and explore ways stories can be used to enrich the curriculum, increase literacy, celebrate diversity, and meet academic goals. Participants will be guided in how to feel comfortable telling a story and how to use storytelling activities to build a strong classroom community.
Good for teachers, parents, storytellers. Sign up here.
12: 00 pm - 1:00 pm:
Lunch and Market Place
1:00 pm -3:00 pm:
Family Storytelling Concert
Abigail will share the stage with RIBS members, local artists, and invited guests including festival favorite Teju Ologboni, of Milwaukee, WI, and Christylez Bacon, Grammy nominated artist from Washington DC
Stories and storytelling make learning and cultural experiences fun for all ages.