K & 1st Grade Workshop — Science Stories
Feb
24
10:00 AM10:00

K & 1st Grade Workshop — Science Stories

Using properties of science taught at the kindergarten and first grade level, we’ll write stories that explore scientific experiments, discoveries, and mishaps.  Students’ stories will center around what happens when our experiments take unexpected turns, have unforeseen consequences, and teach us about our place within the scientific world.

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2nd & 3rd Grade Workshop — Numbers and Shapes, Problems and Solutions
Mar
24
10:00 AM10:00

2nd & 3rd Grade Workshop — Numbers and Shapes, Problems and Solutions

A math-centric workshop where we’ll write stories based on age-appropriate mathematical concepts of addition, subtraction, counting, geometry, shapes, and problem-solving.  This workshop will introduce second and third-graders to the use and presence of math in real-life, everyday situations outside of the classroom.

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4th & 5th Grade Workshop — Photo-Narratives 2 SESSIONS
Apr
21
5:00 PM17:00

4th & 5th Grade Workshop — Photo-Narratives 2 SESSIONS

At this 2-session workshop, students will first learn about the basics of digital and smartphone photography and visual storytelling, followed by a look into and discussion of photo-narratives.  The first session will conclude with some street photography by the students.  Students will continue to take photographs during the following week and, in the next session, choose a series of photographs they’ll caption, arrange, and title as photo-narratives to be compiled and anthologized in a published photography book.  

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4th & 5th Grade Workshop PART 2 — Photo-Narratives
Apr
28
5:00 PM17:00

4th & 5th Grade Workshop PART 2 — Photo-Narratives

At this 2-session workshop, students will first learn about the basics of digital and smartphone photography and visual storytelling, followed by a look into and discussion of photo-narratives.  The first session will conclude with some street photography by the students.  Students will continue to take photographs during the following week and, in the next session, choose a series of photographs they’ll caption, arrange, and title as photo-narratives to be compiled and anthologized in a published photography book.  

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6th, 7th & 8th Grade Workshop — Zines! 2 SESSIONS
May
19
5:00 PM17:00

6th, 7th & 8th Grade Workshop — Zines! 2 SESSIONS

Our 2-session Zine Workshop will introduce students to the world of self-published fanzines motivated by the writers’ desire to share information, ideas, musings, etc. with a wide audience.  Whether it be political views, poetry and personal writing, food and music reviews, zines about school, friends, cats, family, health, feminism, race and racism, or anything in between, this workshop will give our students a look at the history and purpose of zines as well as the technical process of producing zines that have something crucial to say. Each student will create a zine and leave the workshop with a handful of copies to distribute.

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6th, 7th & 8th Grade Workshop PART 2 — Zines! 2 SESSIONS
May
26
5:00 PM17:00

6th, 7th & 8th Grade Workshop PART 2 — Zines! 2 SESSIONS

Our 2-session Zine Workshop will introduce students to the world of self-published fanzines motivated by the writers’ desire to share information, ideas, musings, etc. with a wide audience.  Whether it be political views, poetry and personal writing, food and music reviews, zines about school, friends, cats, family, health, feminism, race and racism, or anything in between, this workshop will give our students a look at the history and purpose of zines as well as the technical process of producing zines that have something crucial to say. Each student will create a zine and leave the workshop with a handful of copies to distribute.

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RAWK Film School (4th/5th grade)
Nov
11
1:00 PM13:00

RAWK Film School (4th/5th grade)

At the RAWK Film School, 4th and 5th graders crash through a course in guerilla filmmaking, working in groups to write, produce, and act in their own short films.  Using smart phone cameras and editing apps, students will sharpen and exhibit their visual storytelling talents. 

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Weird Science (2nd & 3rd grade)
Nov
9
5:00 PM17:00

Weird Science (2nd & 3rd grade)

Using properties of science taught at the 2nd and 3rd grade level, we’ll write stories that explore Earth, its ecosystems, engineering, matter, life cycles, weather, climate, and where and how we fit in and affect our environment.  Students’ stories will center around cause and effect, observational and experimental investigation.

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Math Stories (K/1st grade)
Oct
21
10:00 AM10:00

Math Stories (K/1st grade)

A math-centric workshop where we’ll write stories based on age-appropriate mathematical concepts of addition, subtraction, counting, geometry, shapes, and problem-solving.  This workshop will introduce kindergarteners and first-graders to the use and presence of math in real-life, everyday situations outside of the classroom.

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