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Saturday Teaching Artist Workshop Series – Annie B. McKee November 10

They’re back! Last year we introduced Mississippi Teaching Artist Saturday workshops and we are excited to announce this year’s line up! This school year we are hosting 4 teaching artists – 2 in the fall and 2 in the spring. Registration is FREE for all Greenville Public and Western Line teachers and administrators or $60 for the general public. 0.6 CEU credits are available per workshop to participants for $15 (checks made payable to Delta State University), all paperwork will be available on site.

Annie B. McKee – Storytelling, Social Studies and Common Core
Saturday, November 10, 8 AM – 3 PM
E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center (323 South Main Street, Greenville MS)
Annie B. McKee represents the state’s heritage in her role as a storyteller, author, public speaker, humorist, and creator of historic literary performance events. Ms. McKee is the author of Historic Photos of Mississippi, which documents the rich history of the state. Ms. McKee has written several short plays for children featuring Mississippi historic artists including Jim Henson, Eudora Welty, Richard Wright, Robert Johnson, and Elvis – teaching the struggles and accomplishments of each artist. Ms. McKee’s workshop will explore storytelling in connection to Social Studies and Common Core State Standards for both literary and informational text. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND. Reserve your spot at http://greenvilleartscouncil.eventbrite.com/

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Posted in GAC Classes, GAP News, Greenville Public School District, Professional Development, Western Line School District

Saturday Teaching Artist Workshop Series – Annie B. McKee November 10

They’re back! Last year we introduced Mississippi Teaching Artist Saturday workshops and we are excited to announce this year’s line up! This school year we are hosting 4 teaching artists – 2 in the fall and 2 in the spring. Registration is FREE for all Greenville Public and Western Line teachers and administrators or $60 for the general public. 0.6 CEU credits are available per workshop to participants for $15 (checks made payable to Delta State University), all paperwork will be available on site.

Annie B. McKee – Storytelling, Social Studies and Common Core
Saturday, November 10, 8 AM – 3 PM
E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center (323 South Main Street, Greenville MS)
Annie B. McKee represents the state’s heritage in her role as a storyteller, author, public speaker, humorist, and creator of historic literary performance events. Ms. McKee is the author of Historic Photos of Mississippi, which documents the rich history of the state. Ms. McKee has written several short plays for children featuring Mississippi historic artists including Jim Henson, Eudora Welty, Richard Wright, Robert Johnson, and Elvis – teaching the struggles and accomplishments of each artist. Ms. McKee’s workshop will explore storytelling in connection to Social Studies and Common Core State Standards for both literary and informational text. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND. Reserve your spot at http://greenvilleartscouncil.eventbrite.com/

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Dont’ Miss Sarah Campbell – THIS SATURDAY, October 6th

They’re back! Last year we introduced Mississippi Teaching Artist Saturday workshops and we are excited to announce this year’s line up! This school year we are hosting 4 teaching artists – 2 in the fall and 2 in the spring. Registration is FREE for all Greenville Public and Western Line teachers and administrators or $60 for the general public. 0.6 CEU credits are available per workshop to participants for $15 (checks made payable to Delta State University), all paperwork will be available on site.

Sarah Campbell – Art, Science and Common Core
Saturday, October 6, 8 AM – 3 PM
Melissa Manning Administration Building (430 Dr. Martin Luther King Drive, Greenville MS )

Sarah C. Campbell is an award-winning writer and photo-illustrator whose specialty is nonfiction books for children. Campbell’s latest book, Growing Patterns: Fibonacci Numbers in Nature, was named a 2011 Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students K-12 by the National Science Teachers Association. Ms. Campbell’s workshop will explore how bookmaking can be used in the context of both science and language arts – specifically using the new Common Core State Standards for informational text. All materials for bookmaking are included for participants and Ms. Campbell’s books will be available for purchase on site. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND. Reserve your spot at http://greenvilleartscouncil.eventbrite.com/