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JFE authors featured on ArtsEd Amplified blog

JFE authors featured on ArtsEd Amplified blog

Jeannine Osayande and Avalon Nemec were featured authors on the recent Arts Education Partnership blog ArtsEd Amplified. Titled "How to Sustain Cultural Art Forms in Arts Education Equitably," their writing asked: "What can be learned by including experienced teaching...

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We are hiring!

Thank you for your interest. We are no longer accepting applications. Position Announcement: New York State Folk Arts Education Network Coordinator Local Learning: The National Network for Folk Arts in Education and New York Folklore are seeking a part-time staff...

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2020 Annual Report Published

Local Learning is pleased to announce our 2020 Annual Report is now available. We invite you to learn more about the work that we have completed in the past year, including data about our audiences, donors, Journal of Folklore and Education publication, and more. Read...

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Local Learning 2020 AFS Reports

As the national arts service organization for folk arts, we share to the field our activities. Given the virtual nature of the meeting of the American Folklore Society, we are sharing in this news post the full report. Resources The Journal of Folklore and Education...

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Teaching the Tulsa Race Massacre

TEACHING AND LEARNING THE NARRATIVES, PLACES, AND LEGACIES OF THE 1921 TULSA RACE MASSACRE Discover how narratives shared through oral histories and contemporary stories shape the meanings of historical events in this interactive 4-day online workshop. Teachers will...

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Welcome to 2020 Summer Intern Taylor Burden

My name is Taylor Burden and I am the summer intern for Local Learning! I am a mother, worship leader, and graduate student pursuing my Master of Arts in Folk Studies at Western Kentucky University. My concentration is in Public Folklore where my research has been...

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Local Learning Strategic Planning Report

Local Learning Strategic Planning Report

The Local Learning board and staff gathered immediately prior to the annual AFS meeting with consultant Lisa Mount in Baltimore on October 14 and 15, 2019, to craft a bold vision for the future of the organization and to gain guidance on creating a robust network and...

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2019 Annual Report Published

Local Learning is pleased to announce our 2019 Annual Report is now available. We invite you to learn more about the work that we have completed in the past year, including data about our audiences, donors, Journal of Folklore and Education publication, and more. Read...

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More Than the Right Questions

More Than the Right Questions

A Workshop on Interviewing for Learning and Engagement Interviewing is a core methodology of folklore that in educational spaces teaches important details about cultural context, artistic expression as communication, and the ways stories can help us better understand...

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2019 AFS Education Track–Plan your conference

2019 AFS Education Track–Plan your conference

The American Folklore Society Meeting will be held in Baltimore, Maryland October 16-19, 2019. The full program includes many events and panels that will be of interest for educators and folklorists doing public programming that interests with learning! Below is a...

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