As part of an innovative after-school residency, 5th graders in Newport News have unveiled 3D artistic creations that are the result of weeks of brainstorming, teamwork, and hands-on design. Four teams of students at George J. McIntosh Elementary School created prototypes that address social issues, presenting their models to educators, community leaders, Arts for Learning […]
Dylan Pritchett shares his folktales with thousands of children and adults throughout the country, with positive messages that cross cultural boundaries. As the past president of the National Association of Black Storytellers, Dylan is dedicated to passing on the rich oral tradition of storytelling. In addition to live performances, Dylan has produced narration and served as a performer and consultant for a number of broadcast documentaries, including the PBS program, “View from the Mountaintop,” the Thomas Jefferson biography.
You can see a bit of Dylan’s “Essential African Threads” program in the video below, presented at Seven Pines Elementary School in Henrico County.
"Dylan Pritchett taught life lessons to students through West African stories and songs. One of the best assemblies I’ve ever attended."
~ Diana Demosiuk, Grafton Middle School history teacher