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The Tailor | A World of Stories

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Megan Hicks uses origami and storytelling to celebrate the ingenuity of a grandmother who reuses a piece of fabric in a number of beautiful ways.

This resource is part of the KET A World of Stories collection.

Documenting Communities | Media Arts Toolkit

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Berea College’s Partners for Education partnered with communities in 10 Kentucky Appalachian counties to develop the Our Creative Promise website to showcase the region’s creative assets. They invited schools in each county to engage students in creating artworks to celebrate the unique attributes of their communities. Students wrote poetry, painted murals, created sculptures, recorded interviews, and wrote songs. Media arts were integrated throughout so that their projects could be added to the regional website. Each county profile has a section entitled “Youth Lens,” where student multimedia creativity is showcased.

Anansi and the Hat Shaking Dance | A World of Stories

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Donna Washington tells a traditional West African story about Anansi the spider. The story explains why spiders don’t have hair.

This resource is part of the KET A World of Stories collection.

The Monkey's Heart | A World of Stories

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Donna Washington tells the story of a clever monkey who outwits a crocodile.

This resource is part of the KET A World of Stories collection.

Producer and Host Career | Video Production: Behind the Scenes with the Pros

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KET producer, writer, and host Renee Shaw discusses the evolution of her career.

Producer Roles | Video Production: Behind the Scenes with the Pros

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KET producer Erin Lowry discusses the roles of a producer.

Stop Motion Animations | Video Production: Behind the Scenes with the Pros

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KET animators Sara O'Keefe and Allison NeCamp Day discuss why a stop motion animation is a simple and effective learning project.

Animator Backgrounds | Video Production: Behind the Scenes with the Pros

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KET animators Sara O'Keefe and Allison NeCamp Day talk about a good animator's necessary skills.

The Importance of Research | Video Production: Behind the Scenes with the Pros

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KET producer, writer, and host Renee Shaw talks about the importance of research in preparing for an interview.

Tips on Conducting Interviews | Video Production: Behind the Scenes with the Pros

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KET producer, writer, and host Renee Shaw gives tips on conducting a good interview.

The Editing Process | Video Production: Behind the Scenes with the Pros

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KET technical director and editor Jim Piston describes the entire process of editing video.

Advice on Writing | Video Production: Behind the Scenes with the Pros

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KET producer, writer, and host Renee Shaw discusses the importance of good writing skills in production.

Preparing for an Interview | Video Production: Behind the Scenes with the Pros

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KET producer, writer, and host Renee Shaw gives advice on preparing questions for an interview.

La Llorona | A World of Stories

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Florida-based storyteller Carrie Sue Ayvar tells a Mexican folktale about a mourning mother whose spirit is forever in search of her dead children. The story is told in a combination of Spanish and English.

This resource is part of the KET A World of Stories and Exploraciones collections.

The Boo Hag | A World of Stories

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North Carolina-based storyteller Donna Washington tells a scary tale from the Gullah culture about a man and his beautiful wife—who is not what she seems to be. The story explains the Gullah tradition of painting doors and windows blue to keep witches away

This resource is part of the KET A World of Stories collection.

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