Date of Award
Master of Science in Education (MSEd)
This study documents the historical use of quiltmaking as a means of artistic expression and as a canvas for storytelling. It shows the use of quiltmaking in the elementary school classroom as a means of creative expression and as a vehicle that allows students to share varied cultures and relate family experiences verbally, in written form and using a cloth palette. The study documents the quiltmaking process and the development of family themes as children are engaged in the exploration of this storytelling tool.
Shapiro, L. (2002). The History of Quiltmaking as a Storytelling Tool and its Application in the Elementary Classroom. New York : Bank Street College of Education. https://educate.bankstreet.edu/independent-studies/357