Learning circles were established by taking a survey before the workshop began. I.D. badges labled the participants by color so participants could find others with similar attitudes.
Discussions about the various aspects of professional development continued beyond the workshops.
Thursday, August 7, 2008
Dr. Bill Charland taught educators how to increase academic achievement scores through the use of Visual Thinking strategies. It is a technique that develops higher level thinking skills through looking and talking about art. VTS engages students in art through facilitated group discussions and writing assignments.
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Cara O'Brien has been the artist behind 4 large scale projects in Newaygo County Schools. She taught participants how to use individual art assignments in combination to make a group project. Participants created a plaster mold and then cast paper to make an installation.
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