Free Teacher Webinar Preps Classrooms for 2016 ‘The Great Thanksgiving Listen’

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If you are a regular listener to WSKG you’re probably familiar with StoryCorps from their weekly broadcasts on NPR’s Morning Edition. The organization started collecting stories in 2003 and every interview is archived at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. The interviews represent one of the largest oral history projects of its kind and offer people a unique look at many fascinating and important aspects of American life.

StoryCorps features an ambitious oral history project called “The Great Thanksgiving Listen.” The goal is to capture the stories and voices of an entire generation by having students from across the country interview a grandparent or elder over the Thanksgiving holiday. Educators interested in participating can learn more and register for the official toolkit here.

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Live Teacher Webinar: TGTL Tips & Best Practices

Whether you’re returning for a second helping of The Great Thanksgiving Listen or implementing the curriculum for the first time, please join us next Wednesday, November 2 at 7pm EST for a one-hour webinar on all things TGTL!

Members of the StoryCorps Team will be joined by three educators who used the Teacher Toolkit in their classrooms last year.

Bring your questions and a colleague or two and join us for the video broadcast and live chat. Create an account in advance and RSVP below – this webinar will be limited to the first 100 teachers who register.

Register Now!
Meet the Webinar Team
Yulie Lee
Yulie Lee
Middle School English Teacher
Moses Brown School, Providence, RI
Maureen Nagle
Maureen Mo Nagle
Middle School English Teacher & Department Chair
Moses Brown School, Providence, RI
Time Needles
Tim Needles
Art & Media Teacher
Smithtown High School East, St. James, NY
Kim Baskin
Kim Baskin
Associate Director, Education Partnerships
StoryCorps
Madeleine Witenberg

Madeleine Witenberg
Manager, Education Partnerships
StoryCorps

If you’re a local teacher opting to participate – we’d love to learn about your experience and the projects that your students produce! Send us an email jstapleton@wskg.org or tweet @WSKG.

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