Laura Courter, Teaching Artist
Laura Courter has been a Teaching Artist for 25 years. Her degrees in Theatre Arts and English Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have led her into developing innovative children’s educational programming and curriculum design throughout her career. Laura has received
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The Write Stuff-5th-8th grade Writing Residency
The Write Stuff writing residency introduces the five elements of effective writing: Focus, Organization, Elaboration & Support, Style and Conventions are taught through a 5 day, classroom residency. Each day a Creative Drama activity is taught to support the writing the students will do that day. Fun games and activities keep the students enthusiastic for the writing portions.
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$500 for 1 week classroom residency(one class) Classroom visits: 1 classroom daily rate $150/2 classrooms $250. One hour workshops available $150 per classroom. This includes meeting with the teacher before the residency, and all materials and handouts for the students.
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