Partners in Education

THE 2018/19 KENNEDY CENTER PARTNERS IN EDUCATION

ARTS INTEGRATION TEACHER WORKSHOPS

Partners in Education

The Gallo Center for the Arts, Modesto City Schools and the Stanislaus County Office of Education are members of the Partners in Education Program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Selected because of their demonstrated commitment to the improvement of education in and through the arts, the Partnership Team participates in collaborative efforts to make the arts integral to education.


READING ART ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

READING ART ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

Presented by Melanie Rick

  • Monday, October 8, 2018, 3:30–6:30 pm
  • Grades 3–8

This workshop introduces the language of visual art so that teachers feel confident looking, thinking, and talking about art with their students. Participants will access resources for building a library of images that can be used to efficiently build background knowledge, teach content, generate points of inquiry for research, and assess understandings in social studies, science, and reading.

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR: VISUAL ARTS AND SCIENCE COLLIDE

Presented by Amy Bultena

  • Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 3:30–6:30 pm
  • Grades K–2

This training will incorporate the visual art technique of collage with the scientific concepts of life stages and metamorphosis as brilliantly portrayed in the classic children’s book The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Teachers will engage in hands-on lesson planning and develop abilities to further construct arts integrated lessons.

Call of the Wild

CALL OF THE WILD – ELA INTEGRATION

Presented by Amy Bultena

  • Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 3:30–6:30 pm
  • Grades 4–6

The classic American novel The Call of the Wild by Jack London serves as the inspiration for this training. Teachers will engage in hands-on activities to develop abilities to further construct contemporary ELA integrated lessons.

Call of the Wild

MATH & DANCE: EXPLORING SEQUENCE AND COMBINATIONS

Presented by Karl Schaffer

  • Coming Winter 2019
  • Grades 5–8

In this workshop, teachers will actively discover how sequences, permutations, and combinations are fundamental principles in both mathematics and dance. Participants explore accessible ways to help students develop greater understanding of the mathematical concepts of patterns, probability, and combinations by using sequencing to create choreographic studies based on everyday movements.

ALL WORKSHOPS HELD AT THE GALLO CENTER FOR THE ARTS

* For more information, send an email to Cortney Betschart: CBetschart@galloarts.org.

Modesto City Schools
SCOE