First Edition (3rdľ5th grade) engages students in visual arts, theater arts, and writing to share their true stories and poetry. First Edition facilitators collaborate with elementary school teachers to create a customized final product and presentation.
The Storytelling Exchange uses storytelling and theater to inspire 6th graders to tell their own stories and build lasting literacy skills.
Tech Tales is a media arts and literacy program that helps 7th grade students write stories about their lives, then transform them into short movies.
Streetside Community Programs bring theater, storytelling, visual and media arts, and writing into the after school hours, helping students from elementary to high school to write, share and perform their personal stories.
Our Community Programs include:
Story Train (K–5th grade) combines storytelling, theater, and visual arts to make literacy fun in afterschool programs.
Visual Voices (4th–5th grade) combines photography, storytelling, and writing. In afterschool programs, students bring their stories to life using Streetside's mobile media labs to create digital stories.
Stories Out Loud (6th–8th grade) combines storytelling, theater, and creative writing to build middle school students’ literacy skills.
Stories In Motion (6th–8th grade) helps youth create digital stories. Writing, visual, and media arts give students powerful tools for telling their stories.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR EDUCATORS
Streetside offers intensive training and coaching for groups of educators, as well as one-time skill building workshops. Our fun, hands-on trainings give educators the tools they need to bring media arts into their own classrooms and help their students write, read, and express themselves. Contact us for more information.