The First Ten Minutes: Building Strong Opening Rituals
Lauren Murphy-Sands, Professional Learning Specialist in the Office of Teaching and Learning for the School District of Philadelphia and longtime classroom teacher/arts collaborator, will share her time-tested processes for setting procedures, connecting with your students as they come into the room, and developing focused warm-ups. This workshop will focus on middle and high school students but can be applied in other settings. Register here.
Monday, October 2 | 6:00-8:00PM
Mapping Ourselves: Creating Multi-Media Self-Portraits
Join interdisciplinary video and visual artist Barbara Bickart who will share her process that uses stories/poetry, found objects, photos, music and your smartphone to create a self-portrait video story that explores your identify. Make some room on your smartphone or bring another video device. Artists in all disciplines are welcome. Register here.
Thursday, October 5th | 5:30-8:00PM
Listen Up! Teaching Artists and Improvisation
Join Bobbi Block, improv guru (Founder and Producing Artistic Director of Tongue & Groove, and the co-founder of ComedySportz) for this on-your-feet session to learn how to apply the improv tenets of deep listening and being actively “present” to your classroom practice. Register here.
Monday, October 9 | 10:00AM-12:00PM
Telling Your Story through Social Media
Led by Jackie Kollar and Grace Stasky from the leading social media consulting firm, ChatterBlast, with Bartol Program ManagerMichelle Angela Ortiz, this workshop will take you through the theory and practice of establishing professional social media platforms to market yourself for grants and future gigs, as well as documenting the importance of your work in the field. Learn the basics of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in the context of a social media plan you will develop for your own project. Register here.
Thursday, November 9 | 9:30AM-12:30PM