CREATIVITY AT THE CORE: INTEGRATING THE VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS WITH ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
January 29th, 2016
Highlights Over a hundred educators gathered at the Sacramento County Office of Education for the Creativity at the Core Professional Learning Workshop – including elementary, middle and high school art teachers, administrators, and teaching artists from across the state.
Dr. Lisa Donovan joined us from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts where she’s a Professor in the Fine and Performing Arts Department. She led a number of stimulating activities that explored artistic and cultural expression in the core curriculum that can be translated back to the classroom. Dr. Donovan also discussed specific strategies to integrate the arts in English Language Arts from her book Strategies to Integrate the Arts in Language Arts, which was given to all attendees.
Other featured presenters included:
Sarah Anderberg, Director of the CCSESA Statewide Arts Initiative Jack Mitchell, Educational Programs Consultant at the California Department of Education Dr. Steve Winlock, Executive Director at the Sacramento COE School of Education Gina Smith, Director of Education at the California Musical Theatre Mallorie Marsh, Crocker Art Museum
To access materials from the event, please select from the list below:
Arts Integration and Literacy Presentation – Dr. Lisa Donovan
Arts and Common Core Resources – California Department of Education
“Part of Your World” Exercise (PowerPoint) – California Musical Theatre
“Part of Your World” Exercise (Word) – California Musical Theatre