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Art Integration - K-12 Teachers/Parents

Professional development workshop for educators and art parents. Earn BSU credit/CE/PD hours.

  • Starts Jul 8
  • 95 US dollars
  • New Cat Classroom and Cat Clay Studio (6427 W Ustick Rd, Boise)

Available spots

Service Description

5-day workshop - Monday through Friday, July 8-12 - 9:30am - 12:30pm Ages 18+ - Designed for K-12 educators in any subject, as well as Art Parents who volunteer for art activities in the classroom - No previous art experience required Eligible for CE/PD credit and/or 1 BSU credit (additional fee to BSU for credit) In this course, K-12 educators and art parents will learn how and why the Arts are essential to child development, how to advocate for the Arts in schools, and how to integrate art into lessons to increase engagement and support learning in tangible ways. Several art mediums will be introduced in the course, giving art facilitators a better understanding of readily available materials and a variety of methods for practice. Lesson plan development will also be covered, along with long-term support systems. Previous experience in the Arts is not required. While visual art will be our primary focus, discussions will include possibilities in visual arts, dance, theater arts, and music. Students will have some short reading assignments outside of class, and will complete some written assignments. At the end of class, students will share a lesson plan they've created, providing each student with a handful of lessons ready for the classroom. Professional artist, Arts advocate and former BSU Art Education adjunct (and Catalyst Founder/Director), Candy Canning, MAT, will be your facilitator for this course. All materials will be provided. Please bring with you: - Something for note-taking (paper pad/laptop) Optional items to bring: - Any art supplies you especially enjoy working with - Layered clothing, as the temperatures may be difficult to manage in the building - Bottled water/beverage/snacks

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule, please contact us within 48 hours of your event time. Refunds will not be issued unless we have received proper notice of cancellation. :)

Contact Details

  • 6427 W Ustick Rd, Boise, ID, USA


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