Part 2 of our conversation with maker educator Paula Mitchell about the inclusive and community-based dance program at Grass Valley Elementary, and about how dance aligns with Grass Valley’s maker school identity. Recorded April 29, 2022.
Since recording this episode, Grass Valley’s closure has been halted by the Oakland school board. Read more here.
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Paula is a 20+ year veteran Oakland public school teacher who has been crafting, designing and making since she was a little girl. As a Teacher on Special Assignment (TSA) for Project Based Learning/Maker Education at Grass Valley Elementary she is able to bring more hands-on, minds-on learning to the community she loves through their MakerSpace program, which she developed. Paula is Co-Director of Agency by Design Oakland. and a Luna Summer Institute alum ’12.