What is The Story Arts Challenge?
We are thrilled to share an exciting new storytelling curriculum and live virtual event for you and your students on Thursday, November 10th.
This learning experience includes a student-facing mini-series of videos followed by a live Q&A featuring Joseph Sojourner, emcee, speaker, consultant, musician, writer, entrepreneur, and creative director. The curriculum and event are designed for students in grades one through graduate school and will serve as a powerful way to bring industry professionals and world-class storytelling standards into your classroom.
More About the Curriculum
This learning experience will be useful for teachers who are teaching any of the following:
- Public Speaking/ Communication
- Conflict & Resolution
- Imagery and Emotions
- Sequence of Events
- Dramatic or Creative Writing
- Narrative Techniques
- Editing and Revision
To access this free learning experience, you can log onto this Story Arts platform to read the teacher guidance and watch the videos. The curriculum includes flexible modules that take anywhere from 2-3 hours to use in your classroom. While the curriculum can be used at any time, we recommend that teachers hoping to attend the live virtual event start before the week of 7th, at the latest.
Be Prepared for the Live Event
While the curriculum can be used at any time, we recommend that teachers hoping to attend the live virtual event start before the week of 7th, at the latest.
If you cannot attend the live event with your students, no worries! It will be recorded and shared with you afterward for optional use in your classroom. Also, this will be in a series of similar storytelling curricula and events during the 2022-2023 school year! Each learning experience will feature an industry professional and will cover topics such as TV screenwriting, how to live emcee an event, storytelling through branding and UX design, and more.
We hope to see you at the live virtual event November 10th!
Public Speaking/ Communication
Conflict & Resolution
Imagery and Emotions
Sequence of Events
Dramatic or Creative Writing
Editing and Revisio
About Your Instructor
Lesson 1 - I Have Something I Want To Say
Lesson 2 - Moving An Audience
Lesson 3 - Crafting Your Speech
Lesson 4 - Delivering Your Speed
Extension Activity - Host a Live Event
Course survey and wrap-up
About Your Instructor
Originally from Akron, Ohio, Joseph Sojourner is an emcee, speaker, consultant, musician, writer, entrepreneur, and creative director who currently resides in Atlanta. Sojo, as he is known to some, came to Atlanta in 2006 in pursuit of getting the most out of life and love by living wisely. He is passionately committed to connecting people to each other and the world around them through stories and the art of storytelling. Traveling the globe speaking and sharing, Joseph Sojourner has emerged as a leading voice for today’s young leaders and entrepreneurs. As a founder of Two Cents Creative Thinkers, a creative agency in Atlanta, he and his team work with companies to design creative solutions that connect people to purpose.