ALL THESE TRAININGS CAN BE CARRIED OUT IN FACE AND ALSO ONLINE
Aimed at Early Childhood Education teachers and educators
“A story is a work of art; its main utility, for the child, lies in the call to the eternal feeling of beauty that pushes the human soul towards new curiosities, thus advancing it towards harmonious development ”. Sara C. Bryant
I have been telling stories for a long time and with this activity I want to share with you my experiences and what I have learned over the years:
How we should choose the stories, what criteria we should have to select them, some strategies when we do the narration: intonation, timbre, rhythm, pauses, volume… and, above all, how we present the stories to ensure our interest and understanding.
Aimed at primary and secondary school teachers
In such a complex and sometimes insensitive world, we need to learn to manage emotions in an intelligent way and help our students do so. An excellent resource can be puppets. These objects act as mediators of emotions and as natural communicators. The direct connection with the user explains its effectiveness in emotional education. The intimate bond with the puppet as an extension of one's own self, fosters in the child, young person or adult a feeling of trust.
In this stay we will see how emotional education is worked on in a special education classroom of an ordinary school with the help of puppets. A theoretical part will give us some methodological guidelines and a practical part will make us experience what students feel when they use this resource.
All activities are inclusive. They can be applied to ordinary classes. They serve for all levels.
Aimed at primary and secondary school teachers
It is said that some time ago, in a small and distant village, there was an abandoned house.
One day, a puppy looking for refuge from the sun, managed to get through a hole in one of the doors of this house.
The puppy slowly climbed the old wooden stairs. When he had finished climbing, he came across a half-open door, and slowly entered the room. To his surprise, he realized that inside this room were 1,000 more puppies watching him as intently as he watched them.
The puppy began to wag its tail and lift its ears slowly. The 1,000 puppies did the same. He later smiled and embroidered them cheerfully. The puppy was surprised to see that the 1,000 puppies also smiled at him and barked happily at him. When he left the room he thought to himself:
What a nice place !. I will come to visit you more often!
Some time later, another street puppy entered the same place and found himself entering the same room. But unlike the first, this puppy on seeing the other 1,000 in the room felt threatened as they were looking at him aggressively. He later began to growl; he obviously saw the 1,000 puppies growl at him too. When this puppy left the room he thought:
What a horrible place this is! I will never go in there again!
In front of this house was an old sign that said: "The house of 1,000 mirrors." You are not responsible for the face you have, you are responsible for the face you put on. "All the faces of the world are mirrors"…
Decide which face you will wear inside and this will be what you will show.
With this story I have always started my classes and also an activity to unite a very busy third grade group, with constant conflicts and a lack of respect between them and sometimes with the teachers. I will explain how I used the puppets to lay the foundations, with the help of the tutor, to create the feeling of group, mutual respect, resolving conflicts positively without the need for adult intervention, emotional control and becoming positive personally to deal with everyday situations effectively.
Once you see the experience we will all do the test together and then we will talk about it.
Aimed at teachers, educators, psychologists, art therapists…
We need to help children have the tools to deal with the death of those they love, and sometimes also to deal with their own, or also to deal with other kinds of losses: leaving the country where they have lived, separating friends, pairs
Many teachers and educators come across students who have suffered losses in the family or from someone close to them. Most do not have the resources to regulate the emotions of these children and cannot give strategies to make them accept it in the best possible way. I’m talking about emotional education. The ability to express emotions in a way that has a positive impact on oneself and others becomes a fundamental aspect for social development.
The aim of this activity is to show you a material and strategies so that you can open windows that give way in a natural way, to the emotions that these circumstances cause: pain, anger, fear, grief… and channel them d 'a balanced and sensible way.
You will see a small performance with black theater and puppets of the story "I can see you whenever I want ”by Japanese author Mariko Kikuta. I will give you materials to work mourning with the children and together we will do a puppet workshop with black light.
Aimed at teachers and educators
The expressive technique used by Joan Brossa is very useful for developing and managing personal creativity with children and adults. This basically practical activity allows you to get inside your imagination and use the way we do to create our poems. The session is focused on understanding the work of Joan Brossa in order to apply this knowledge and perform activities with our students in class and is divided into three parts:
The inventor of absurd and funny objects? The poet of verses that do not look like verses? The playwright who wrote theater that was not theater? Or that little man who commented on what was happening in society?…
Brossa always worked on the basis of the association of the impossible, with the intention of surprising and making the reader or spectator reflect. Through some of his visual poems we will reflect on the images and make our interpretation. This will help us understand his literary and artistic legacy. What do we see? How is it? What would we say this is? Because? What does the author mean? How should it be done? With what material? What does the title mean? Why should I have put it on him?…
Activities carried out with students about Joan Brossa
A series of proposals for our children to enjoy poetry.
Aimed at magic festivals and the general public
Between number and number of magic I will tell you about my experiences as a magician and as artistic director of the DAMA, Festival of Magic Ladies, the only event in the world where the protagonists are women who do magic.
There are many questions that you may have ever asked yourself or not. This is the time to discover them or not: Who was the first woman magician? How do women live in the world of magic? How do they do their magic? Why is it different or not, to that of the magicians? Are there many magicians in the world?…