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Pathways to Student Engagement

Pathways to Student Engagement

Our first e-bulletin for 2018 reminds us that formative experiences in our youth can prepare us for a lifetime learning. Also, read about upcoming Local Learning workshops, important deadlines for the American Folklore Society and Journal of Folklore and Education,...

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AFS Folklore and Education Updates

AFS Folklore and Education Updates

American Folklore Society (AFS) Folklore and Education Section conveners Jan Rosenberg and Rebecca Smith have asked for our help to get out the word: As the section prepares for our section meeting in October, we invite our members to complete a short survey on the...

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Where are the learning links in your community?

Where are the learning links in your community?

Announcing the publication of our 4th Quarter News Bulletin--with Local Learning updates, calls for submissions, and news about advocacy. From the introduction, "Linking through Folk Arts in Education:" As I reflect upon 2017 I feel compelled to remember why I am...

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What does belonging look like for your learners?

What does belonging look like for your learners?

This question opened our September News Bulletin as we announced publication of Volume 4 of the Journal of Folklore and Education: Newcomers and Belonging. Also included in this bulletin, find full information about the upcoming Arts Education Workshop and other...

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AFS Folklore and Education Track

Use this page to create your personal education track through the AFS meeting in Buffalo Oct 17-20. See also the webpage for our Buffalo Professional Development series for artists and educators that will culminate at the 2018 Buffalo AFS meeting on October 20, 2018....

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Minneapolis Arts Education Workshop: Focus on the Artist

Minneapolis Arts Education Workshop: Focus on the Artist

Minnesota artists, educators, and attendees of the the American Folklore Society meeting are invited to a hands-on professional development opportunity to deepen artists' teaching strategies on Saturday, October 21, 2017. Participants will focus on the relationship of...

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Local Learning Happy Hour

Local Learning Happy Hour

Twenty-five years ago Paddy Bowman and a thoughtful crew of folklorists created a task force that has grown into Local Learning: The National Network for Folk Arts in Education. Please join our fête of Paddy—who is also celebrating a special birthday this year! This...

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Local Learning announces Executive Director

Local Learning announces Executive Director

Please join the board of Local Learning in welcoming Lisa Rathje as the new Executive Director of Local Learning: The National Network for Folk Arts in Education. She will direct the administration and programs of Local Learning to meet its strategic plan and ensure...

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Join the Conversation!

Join the Conversation!

It is of vital importance for folklorists and educators of all types to come together in this political and social environment to discuss one of the cornerstones of civil society—education. Local Learning will be at the Future of American Folkloristics May 18-20 at...

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Arts, Education, and Leadership

Arts, Education, and Leadership

Local Learning's Spring quarterly e-bulletin highlighted stories about arts, education, and leadership at national and local levels. New resources include two texts of interest to the field and partner updates from Will to Adorn and LL @ Vermilionville illustrate the...

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