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Teachers Enhance Skills With Folk Tales

Story By: Brian Skowronski

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 3/25/2014

Teacher's in the Mansfield area had a chance to explore Latin American culture through folk tales with a renowned national teaching artist.

Fleix Pitre visited the Renaissance Theatre in downtown Mansfield, as part of the Kennedy Center's Partners in Education program, to host a workshop designed to give give educators the tools to help students enhance their understanding of human relationships, cultural similarities and differences, and develop their oral communication skills by telling folk tales.

Pitre demonstrated how to use voice and body, along with engaging techniques to enhance a story's effectiveness.

Around 20 teachers, Pre-K through high school attended the two and a half hour workshop.

   
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