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Storytelling Through Creative Arts and Contemplative Pedagogies during this Pandemic - Shared screen with speaker view
Heather Warfel Sandler
55:48
Intimidating
Elizabeth Garcia
55:49
I feel like stretching upward, like I can expand.
Lauren (she/hers)
55:54
A far-away challenge.
Marion Kee
56:01
Aspirational and yet so real! A reach for the heavens.
O E
56:05
Awesome! Looks like smoke from a volcano!
Noel Arretche
56:06
Expansion of the heart
Rebecca Keith
56:07
Power and possibility. A little fear as well.
Shannah Varon
56:09
A sentiment of reaching, and of exhaling. Of rising above.
Katie Lewis
56:09
It reminded me to breathe deeply. I found myself breathing slowly and deeply.
Jason Dudley
56:09
grandeur
Candice Bocala
56:10
Strenuously climbing upward... onward
Elba Jung Karim-Trauma Therapist she/her
56:12
The power of nature, beauty, undamaged, mighty.
Ernesto Yáñez
56:13
Adventure, mistery, movement
Deborah Underwood
56:19
Antigrav ski slope to heaven
Anri Wheeler
56:32
We can’t always see the top. What others have a goal needn’t be our goal.
Leslie Elkins
56:44
Immense beauty. Strength emerging.
Carolyn Geraci
56:57
This photo emphasizes feelings of loneliness and displacement for me. I reminds me I am not where I belong.
Katie Lewis
56:59
I'm sketching clouds
Marylou Baumgartner
57:17
I feel joy because it’s beautiful.
Christine Théberge Rafal
57:42
Daunting. Harsh environment above tree line.
Ellen Mandell
58:48
The spiritual uplift of awe in
Marylou Baumgartner
58:56
Namaste
Katie Lewis
01:01:13
"climb every mountain, ford every stream..."
Elba Jung Karim-Trauma Therapist she/her
01:01:21
Ain't no mountain high enough, ain't now valley low enough...
Deborah Underwood
01:01:21
Rocky Mountain high!
Ernesto Yáñez
01:01:36
Oh, misty eye of the mountain belowKeep careful watch of my brothers' souls
Rebecca Keith
01:01:37
For some reason it makes me think “I am woman hear me roar” I don’t know if there’s a mountain in there
Shannah Varon
01:01:56
Reminds me of the Frozen song, "Let it Go" (hazard of having small kids)
Deborah Underwood
01:02:07
Ha Shannah!
O E
01:02:12
"I feel so high/when I'm touching your sky baby/ I feel so hi-i-igh!"
Carolyn Geraci
01:02:32
Reminds me of the Yuve Yuve video - the shots of nature.
Marylou Baumgartner
01:02:43
“I’m in heaven.” (Dancing Cheek to Cheek)
Marion Kee
01:02:50
Stranger to blue water--that was me, growing up, but mountains, sure! There was very little flat land in WV.
Marion Kee
01:04:24
Visual spatial applies in software and knowledge architecture also.
Rebecca Keith
01:04:26
Aw, Fred and Ginger.
Rebecca Keith
01:04:33
(sorry delayed response)
Marion Kee
01:11:23
Shake, shake shake!
Christine Théberge Rafal
01:13:52
I think Richard Light also found students who got the most out of their college experience were students who did arts-based extracurricular activities
Marion Kee
01:15:29
So often in schools the arts are yanked away after the elementary level. Kids may be required to specialize away from academic subjects in order to have access to arts instruction at schools. Kids who have family responsibilities or teens who have work of other kinds after school may have no real access to arts through their school.
Rebecca Keith
01:15:55
^
Marion Kee
01:22:38
Heart-based, communication, interconnecion
Christine Théberge Rafal
01:22:43
Yes, sorry I missed any preparation instructions about having drawing materials etc.. <3
Carolyn Geraci
01:23:31
My words today are respect, respond, and rebirth
Noel Arretche
01:24:12
Division, unity, and love
Ellen Mandell
01:24:54
The arts have been practiced since pre-historic times and are practiced in all cultures. From a biologist’s perspective, there is a reason why they have been preserved. It’s been said that the arts are what distinguishes human beings from other species.
Lauren (she/hers)
01:28:09
i look at this image totally differently now
Ellen Mandell
01:28:46
Growth, Community, Empathy
Candice Bocala
01:30:42
Please add any questions to the chat box!
Marion Kee
01:31:25
Dance recess!
Marion Kee
01:33:03
Looks like the Matterhorn (Swiss-Italian border region in the Alps)
Elba Jung Karim-Trauma Therapist she/her
01:33:48
Have you helped incorporate these practices into trauma-informed educational practices? If so, what are some of your suggestions for gaining buy-in from administration?
Ellen Mandell
01:35:45
My visual memory of the Matterhorn in the Swiss Alps is much like this image.
Christine Théberge Rafal
01:36:41
How do you balance helping students become themselves with some society’s focus on testing/standards etc. (I am with you on preferring to focus on helping students express their unique gifts…. )
Christine Théberge Rafal
01:36:52
*some societies”
Marion Kee
01:38:13
50 years ago when I was an "at-risk" middle-grade kid growing up in the inner city of Charleston, WV, my sister and I participated in a 2-week summer session funded with federal money that was for at-risk kids and it was all arts based. There were instructors from the outside world that were younger adults, who came in and showed us how to tell our own stories through improv theater, music (first time I even played a marimba!), modern dance, film with hand-held cameras--just stuff that our schools did not and could not offer. Adrienne Belafonte and one of her sisters were among the instructors. It was SO validating for all the kids. It was just awesome. I think it made a huge difference in my life.
Candice Bocala
01:41:22
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Lauren (she/hers)
01:41:35
THANK YOU for this BREAK :-)
Christine Théberge Rafal
01:42:13
Dr. Cruz also mentioned Susan Piver, who is based in Somerville for those near Harvard, as a resource for contemplation….
Ellen Mandell
01:42:17
There is an increasing body of scientific evidence for the direct effects of contemplative and creative arts practices. They literally change brain anatomy, physiological responses to stress, and cellular functions.
Rebecca Keith
01:42:47
THANK YOU.
Jason Dudley
01:42:51
Thx Dr. Cruz!
Anri Wheeler
01:43:00
Thank you!
Elba Jung Karim-Trauma Therapist she/her
01:43:04
Thank you.
Christine Théberge Rafal
01:43:07
Thanks.
Carolyn Geraci
01:43:19
Thank you!
Leslie Elkins
01:43:28
Thank you!!
Assel Stambekova
01:43:33
Thank you !
O E
01:43:41
Thanks
Marion Kee
01:43:42
Thank you BIG, Leonard! This is so vitally important.
Marylou Baumgartner
01:43:58
Thank you so much, Leonard!!!
Ellen Mandell
01:43:59
Thank you Dr. Cruz and RIDES1