Zichron Yaakov

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

By Limor Shiponi We have stories! Today they finished writing them so the meeting was mainly about writing, prompting and writing again. Ilan asked me to bring the box, “It has a magical influence,” he said. It does. As they wrote I was looking for a matchbox Nathalie told me about and I found it. […]

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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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