Author

Marc has written three books on education theory and practice.

 

Putting Everyday Life on the Page

Inspiring Students to Write, Grades 2-7. This Corwin Press’ book offers a wealth of easily implemented ideas and activities to encourage a culture of writing in one’s classroom and building writing skills by mining what students already ‘know’ and have experienced. Illustrating how teachers can use a multi- sensory approach and exercise student’s observations intelligence, […]

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Changing Curriculum Through Stories

Character Education For ages 10-12. Age appropriate edition about character education, published by Rowman and Littlefield. Story-driven book about changing school culture from ‘me first’ to ‘us’ through curriculum and pedagogical change. In his book Marc addresses bullying, bystander behavior shunning, forgiveness, vengeance and what being a ‘hero’ means. Place an order with Marc Levitt […]

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A Holistic Approach For Cultural Change

Character Education For Ages 13-15 Age appropriate edition about character education, published by Rowman and Littlefield. Story-driven book about changing school culture from ‘me first’ to ‘us’ through curriculum and pedagogical change. In his book Marc addresses bullying, bystander behavior shunning, forgiveness, vengeance and what being a ‘hero’ means. Place an order with Marc Levitt […]

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Filmmaker

Two films are about the only pre-contact Native Village ever ‘found’ on the New England Coast. Third, in process, Triple Decker, A New England Love Story, is about the three floor homes that are ubiquitous throughout New England.

 

Triple Decker

A New England Love Story (In Production) A film about the three floor tenement unique primarily to urban and industrial New England, that was a central feature in the lives of many late 19th, 20th and 21st century immigrants and wells as others seeking affordable, decent quality, multi-unit housing. This film is about the ‘everyday’ stories […]

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Woven in Time

The Narragansett Salt Pond Preserve (2015) A 57-minute documentary film about a small piece of seemingly ordinary land located on the southern coast of Rhode Island. In the 1980s, archaeologists, working for a local developer, unearthed the remains of New England’s only undisturbed Pre-Contact Period (1100-1400 AD) Native American coastal village. Trailer: Used for dirt […]

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Stories in Stone

(2008) Marc Levitt’s first documentary film, co-produced and co-directed with Ms. Lilach Dekel is a film about the Narragansett Tribal stonemasons who, over the last four hundred years, have built many stonewalls that wind picturesquely through the woods of Southern New England. Interspersing footage that elegantly captures the beauty of the walls with interviews with […]

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Audioartist / Site-Specific Art

Marc Levitt has created site-specific audio art projects where a particular site is ‘mined’ for its historical sounds. These ‘audio shards’ are then decontextualized and composed into a work of audio art.

 

AudioWinds #2

Stories in the Sand: An Audio Art Walk Along Narragansett Beach AudioWinds #2 is an audio enhanced walk along Narragansett Beach that reveals some of the conversations, sounds and music that might have been heard over the last one hundred and thirty years. From conversations about tearing down the village at Narragansett, to romantic yearnings, […]

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Concrete Thoughts

Site-specific installation “Concrete Thoughts” is a poetic reflection on the concrete corridors of CCRI Warwick’s megastructure created in 2011. This piece invites viewers to pause and to consider questions which, while not having a “true” answer, are nonetheless a means to momentarily consider what is unseen in this building. Selection of questions (exhibited on various […]

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AudioWinds #1

From Under The Asphalt AudioWinds # 1 is a multi-channel orchestration of sounds that might have been heard at this location over the last few centuries, from before contact between local indigenous people and European settlers to the present time. The sounds have been taken from their historical context and used as ‘notes’ in this […]

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