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Day One of Our Taiko Drum Residency- Foundations

On the first day of our four-day residency with Portland Taiko, the class was introduced to Michelle and Toru, both members of the performing troupe. Michelle and Toru went through the basic procedures for using the drums using the principles … Continue reading

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Day Five Right Brain Theater Residency–It’s Show Time!

Wow! They did it! After last week’s practice, I was very concerned about how the class would do with their performance in front of the other fourth grade classes. There was a certain amount of silliness going on last week … Continue reading

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Day Three Right Brain Residency-Getting Our Parts Down

The focus of Day Three of our Right Brain theater residency with actress/teacher Roz Fell  was learning our parts and going all the way through the play. When we were done, I gave the class some prompts to get their … Continue reading

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Classroom Notes for Jan. 7-11, 2013

Congratulations to our very own Zoë who was featured on the cover and on the inside of the January issue of NW Kids magazine in photos by her mom Jen. The magazine is available for free at local shops and … Continue reading

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Mask-Making Residency: Day One

The class started the mask-making process with Maranee Sanders showing several masks from her collection. I’m going to let the students describe what they did in their own words.  Our residency with artist Maranee Sanders is sponsored by the Right … Continue reading

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