Ed Grooms, Professional Development Coordinator
email@example.com - 314-229-8246
EVERY STUDENT SUCCEEDS ACT AND ARTS
EDUCATION: It's Up to Us to Make it Work for
Our Students and Schools (Ben Martin, Executive Director, MAAE)
Dig in and discover how arts education fits many programs
specified in the new law. Discuss strategies you can use to become an
integral part of your school's efforts to help Every Student Succeed.
FINE ARTS TEACHER EVALUATIONS
This workshop will explore worksheets that can be given to and
discussed with an evaluator. The
worksheets will assist the fine arts teacher and the evaluator in the
TABLEAU—IT’S NOT JUST FOR THEATRE (A TOOL FOR ARTS
This interactive workshop will demonstrate how to create
tableau’s in the class room. For content
areas participants will create tableaus to demonstrate comprehension. In the affective domain tableaus will be
created for use in Character Education and anti-bullying.
21st CENTURY PROBLEM SOLVING
In this workshop participants will experience 21st
Century problem solving using scientific and creative thinking skills.
In this hands on workshop participants will use scientific
and creative thinking to attempt to solve problems developed from the new
STEAM-INFUSING ART IN SCIENCE, MATH, AND TECHNOLOGY
In this workshop participants will experience visual
thinking skills and develop ways to use VTS in science, math, and technology.
SMART BOARD ARTS I (Paul Donnelly)
Participants will explore creative ways to make the most of
smart board technology. This workshop is
designed music and art teachers who want to
get more from the technology. It
will introduce them to the technology and some of resources that are available.
SMART BOARD ARTS II (Paul Donnelly)
This workshop is
designed for those who are comfortable with Smartboard basics but want to get
more from the technology. Individual concerns will be addressed and fine
arts resources will be shared.
SMART BOARD ARTS III (Paul Donnelly)
This workshop is designed for Theatre and Speech teachers
who want to expand their use of the Smart Board and share Speech and Theatre
MACARONI MATH (Chef Mick Fumo)
A taste sensation workshop that infuses measurement, math
and mouth water morsels of culinary delights with Chef Mick Fumo .
PUT THE FUN IN FUND RAISING
This workshop will demonstrate creative ways to raise funds
for fine arts clubs.
WRITING WITH RASA
This adaptation of RASA Box dramatic experience explores
emotions on a personal level through creative writing. Participants will create an emotional journal
to use with writing assignments.
SO NOW YOU ARE A DEBATE COACH (Randy Pierce)
If you’ve been assigned to “Coach Debate” as a part of your
new teaching position this workshop is for you.
Randy Pierce has coached debate and forensics for over thirty years and
will lead you through the basics of establishing a successful debate team.
DIRECTING 101 (Rebecca Pierce)
If you’ve been told that you will be directing the all
school play as a part of your new job description Rebecca Pierce will take you
through the basics. Rebecca taught
Theatre and Speech and directed plays for over 25 years. She will answer questions and describe the
process for a successful production.
CLAY FOR BEGINNERS (Angie Carosello)
Students love tactile and kinesthetic experience clay
provides. This workshop will introduce art
teachers to basic clay projects. Retired
art teacher Angie Carosello will introduce you to clay basics.
UGLY FACE POTS (Angie Caresello)
This workshop will demonstrate to art teachers who offer
clay in their curriculum to the Ugly Face Pots project. Ugly face pots are fun for the students and
teach important cultural lessons on safety. The pots were originally created to
scare children away from dangerous liquids.
This workshop for the class room teacher will help bring
literature alive when reading aloud. The
attendees will experiment with voice techniques. They will develop character voices, ignite
prose, and improve diction. Participants
will leave with new skills to bring literature alive in their class room.
COSTUME ENGINEERING (Evelyn Zidick, Mexico, firstname.lastname@example.org)
ideas and demonstrations for bringing it all together on stage - with emphasis
on color, symbolism and function in developing characters. Varied
approaches to costuming will be explored: sources, construction,
alterations, new and traditional materials. Some hands-on activity with
opportunity to share and ask questions.