Pre-Texts is a fun and flexible teacher training program that develops high order literacy and citizenship by using complex texts as prompts for making art.
Come Play Pre-Texts: the Arts InterpretDate: Wed - Fri, Sep 20 to Sep 22, 4:30pm - 7:30pm Location: Science Center, room 418D Schedule: Sept 20, 21, 22, 4.30-7.30 pm Instructor: Doris Sommer We learn best when we play. Neuroscience today confirms what Dr. Winnecott discovered while treating disturbed children, and what Paolo Freire taught to democratize education: that pleasure and creativity are fundamental to development. So we invite you to
HILT Speaker Series: PRE-TEXTS: THE ARTS TEACH (ANYTHING)The Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT) held its Speaker Series event on November 30, 2016. The event featured FAS and HGSE instructors discussing Pre-Texts, a program for educational professionals to employ close reading and critical thinking skills by making art based on challenging texts. Click here to see the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lnjE1MJL7RM&feature=em-subs_digest
Pre-Texts at CaraguatatubaWe invite to check this article about Pre-Texts at Escola Paideia. Click to more info: http://www.caraguatatuba.sp.gov.br/pmc/index.php?mact=News,cntnt01,detail,0&cntnt01articleid=2258&cntnt01returnid=15 Caraguatatuba, Sao Paulo (Brasil), The Professors Viviane Gontijo, Doris Sommer and Jasmine Fernandez, leading a Pre-Texts Workshop at Escola Paideia in Caraguatatuba during january 11 to 13. The workshop had 33 participants from different areas related with Education and