Past Ellensburg Event: VOL 4

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November 13, 2015
@ Gallery One Visual Arts Center

This Pecha Kucha night allows creative people to get together and share their ideas about education. Engage with this line-up of creative, inspiring individuals from your community!


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Story Time

@ VOL 4 ON NOV 13, 2015

Josephine Caramillo shares her enthusiasm for story time as education and entertainment, empowering children with knowledge and confidence to be their own superheroes through story time. As illustrated by her programs, a library can provide for more than the development of a love of books and literacy, it can provide for the development of children’s motor skills, social skills and more.

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Farm to (Cafeteria) Table

@ VOL 4 ON NOV 13, 2015

Patrick Garmong reflects on our changing relationship with food and particularly our loss of connection with local foods. He shares his ideas about promoting a healthy eating culture within the community, including the school community.

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Back to the Future

@ VOL 4 ON NOV 13, 2015

John Graf takes us through an entertaining history of the evolution of educational technology as he remembers it. Smart technology changes the way we access information and build knowledge.

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Autistic or Artistic

@ VOL 4 ON NOV 13, 2015

Scott Mayberry shares his personal journey of becoming an artist. He divulges how he came upon a greater understanding of himself and an advanced understanding of others through his artistic exploration and expression.

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The Real World

@ VOL 4 ON NOV 13, 2015

Haley Naboychik believes that educational experiences should be designed to be real and relevant to the world beyond high school. Opportunities that provide experiences for using creativity, engaging in meaningful problem-solving and teaming with others prepares youth not just for college or the workforce, it prepares them for life.

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The Power of Song

@ VOL 4 ON NOV 13, 2015

Sue Wilson shares her passion for the power of song and singing. Singing together contributes to a positive state of mind and provides for a collective community of voices.

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Discovery Lab

@ VOL 4 ON NOV 13, 2015

Tosha Woods takes us through her non-traditional experience as a teacher in the L.A. Unified School District which nurtured her passion for non-traditional learning experiences. The Discovery Lab is her venture into building her own school where independent learning, collaboration and multi-age classrooms are the norm.

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Exposure, Emotion and Experience

@ VOL 4 ON NOV 13, 2015

Rodrigo Renteria proposes that education is about exposure, experience and emotion. While educators have become obsessed about teaching knowledge, it is the medium, not the goal of education.

Josephine Camarillo
Public Services, Librarian, Ellensburg Public Library in Ellensburg
Patrick Garmong
Food Service Director, Ellensburg School District in Ellensburg
Haley Naboychik
Excel Alternative High School Teacher, Ellensburg School District in Ellensburg
Richard Burrows
Executive Director, ArtsEd Washington in Seattle, WA
Scott Mayberry
Artist in Ellensburg, WA
Sue Wilson
Choir Director and Music Teacher in Ellensburg, WA
Tosha Woods
Educational Program Director, Discovery Lab in Ellensburg, WA
John Graf
Principal Learner, Lincoln Elementary School in Ellensburg, WA
Rodrigo Renteria-Valencia
Lecturer of Anthropology, Central Washington University in Ellensburg, WA