Dean Zoch, The Fiber Guy

Dean Zoch, The Fiber Guy

Dean Zoch is a Fiber Artist, Lapidist, Naturalist, and Educator. He has spent the last 6 years advocating for the importance of the arts into our education system. Always connecting art, science, and history into his workshops and residencies, Dean encourages students to take a hands-on approach to

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The History of Spinning

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Program description

In this hands-on workshop, students will learn how yarn was made before the industrial revolution. This will be done through multi media instruction, discussing technique from the earliest spindles through the introduction of the spinning wheel, and how it was a game-changer in the Middle Ages. Students will get a basic understanding of protein and cellulose fibers and their structures to better

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Program Detail

Program type: Workshop
Artistic Discipline: Multi-discipline, Visual Arts
Cultural Origin: American, European
Subject: History, Science, Visual Arts
Population served: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Ongoing – please contact provider to book.

Available times:

Flexible – please contact provider to book

Space / technical requirements:

Smartboard or Screen

Table to lay out fiber  samples

Location(s):

Your classroom/facility

Fees / Ticketing:

$300.00

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

SL.2.1
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners

SL.2.1.a
Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., gaining the floor in respectful ways, listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).

SL.2.1.b
Ask for clarification and further explanation as needed about the topics and texts under discussion.

SL.2.3
Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to clarify comprehension, gather additional information, or deepen understanding of a topic or issue.

 

NC Essential Standards:

Social Studies Essential Standards

3.H.2   Use historical thinking skills to understand the context of events, people and places.

6.H.   Understand the political, economic and/or social significance of historical events,
issues, individuals and cultural groups.

6.E.1   Understand how the physical environment and human interaction affected the
economic activities of various civilizations, societies and regions.

WH.H.1 .1  Use Chronological Thinking to:
1. Identify the structure of a historical narrative or story: (its beginning, middle and end)
2. Interpret data presented in time lines and create time lines

Visual Arts Essential Standards

3.V.1   Use the language of visual arts  to communicate effectively.

3.CX.1   Understand the global, historical, societal, and cultural contexts of the visual arts.

4.V.3 Create art using a variety of tools, media, and processes, safely and appropriately.

4.CX.1 Understand the global, historical, societal, and cultural contexts of the visual arts.

4.CX.2   Understand the interdisciplinary connections and life applications of the visual arts.

5.V  Apply creative and critical thinking skills to artistic expression.

5.V.3   Create art using a variety of tools, media, and processes, safely and appropriately.

5.CX.1  Understand the global, historical, societal, and cultural contexts of the visual arts.

6.CX.1  Understand the global, historical, societal, and cultural contexts of the visual arts.

6.CX.2  Understand the interdisciplinary connections and life applications of the visual arts.

 

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance (Individuals and organizations listed in this Directory can provide proof of insurance upon request. ASC does not hold copies of current documentation for providers): Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

PHOTOS

References

Heidi Magi

Middle School Teacher, Pioneer Springs Community School

heidim@pioneersprings.org

 

Angela Grauel

Program Director, Studio 345

angela.grauel@artsandscience.org

 

Amethyst Kein

S.T.E.A.M. Teacher – CMS

amethyst.klein@cms.k12.nc.us.

 

 

Cancellation Policy

Rescheduling is preferable, but if you must cancel, there will be a $50 fee.