Fostering Storytelling Using Unspoken History

Mar 9, 2021

2:30pm – 3:30pm CT

***To ensure an engaging and productive learning experience, attendance will be capped at 100 people. The Zoom link will be available on this page 5 minutes before the session start time. Please note, clicking the “Register” button does NOT guarantee access, as attendees will be let in from the waiting room on a first come, first served basis.*** The thriving black community of Greenwood in Tulsa, Oklahoma lost everything on May 31, 1921. The Tulsa Race massacre is an exemplar of what happens when people cannot tell their stories. The events were not spoken of nor taught widely in classrooms for 100 years. We will share their story, and promote storytelling as vital human experience which can be taught to all grade levels with (XR(AR/VR), video) or without technology (art, writing). Takeaways: lesson plans & strategies for teachers.

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