Seven Steps to Story is a curriculum developed by Jess Clarke across decades of popular education practice rooted in the pedagogy of Paolo Freire.
In a seven week workshop participants will investigate
Each workshop unfolds from a simple mnemonic, an easily memorized prompt that can get participants connected with themselves as they solve story problems.
For example: Sight, Sound, Smell, Savor and Sensation are ways to name the sensory experience that root a writer in an embodied view of the world in which their stories will unfold.
An examination of “Hands” can lead in many directions. Pictured abovea photo of workshop participants doing an exercise: What work do our hands do?