Teaching Students About Gender-Based Violence Through Art

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Are you interested in teaching about the use of art as a tool for social change? Do you educate students on global issues and solutions?

Teaching Students About Gender-Based Violence Through Art: Little Stones free professional development webinar

Join the 501c3 nonprofit Driftseed and the University of Michigan School of Education for a Teacher's Professional Development Webinar exploring a new, free educational toolkit that supplements the Little Stones documentary. This webinar will be facilitated by Darin Stockdill, Design Coordinator from the University of Michigan School of Education.

LITTLE STONES Teacher Professional Development Webinar
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 from 1–3pm ET
REGISTER ONLINE – Registration is free for all educators

About the Film:
Little Stones is a feature-length documentary film that weaves together the personal narratives of four women who are using art – fashion, street-art, hip-hop, and dance – to challenge gender-based violence and empower women and girls in India, Brazil, Senegal, Kenya, and around the world.

About the Webinar:
You will learn how to engage your students with difficult issues like gender-based violence, and explore the LITTLE STONES high school and early undergraduate educational resources developed by the University of Michigan's School of Education.

Resources include:
• 8 Lesson Plans + Final Project
• 2 Arts Workshops on poetry & graphic design for social change
• Film Discussion Guides
• Take Action! Resource Guide

All webinar participants will receive a coupon code for 25% off an Educational DVD of Little Stones from Collective Eye Films.

This event is sponsored by Driftseed, a nonprofit organization devoted to education, outreach, and documentary storytelling that builds a better world for women and girls, and the Center for Education Design, Evaluation, and Research at the University of Michigan.