The StoryBox Project

The StoryBox project – field report, Zichron Yaakov Israel, part six – storystorm and farewell

By Limor Shiponi Ilan took a bunch of stories home, wanting to deepen his own experience with the box and its stories. He came back to school suggesting they will read some of the stories together. The stories were written by students around the same age so the issues were close to their heart. They […]

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The StoryBox project – field report, Zichron Yaakov Israel, part three – the box arrives!

By Limor Shiponi I was overwhelmed by my own excitement when the box arrived. Although aware of the power of its mechanism, it influenced me and Ilan all the same. It arrived and immediately I sent Ilan an SMS “tell them the box is here”. I had to leave home and an hour later received

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The StoryBox project – field report, Zichron Yaakov Israel, part two

By Limor Shiponi We managed to pass the threshold. We had fifteen eight grade students in front of us, most of them boys. They were feeling uncomfortable still, shooting remarks at each other across the room. I moved forward and presented them Kevin’s two prompting requests “Tell us a story about being “boxed” in. Tell

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