Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

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The Art of  
A Workshop for High School Teachers
the Arts

In This Program


A Music teacher with works with a saxophone player

Visual Art

A visual art teacher discusses a drawing with a student


A theatre teacher works with two students


A dance teacher and a student demonstrate a technique

Workshop 1 Principles of Artful Teaching

Activities and Discussion Additional Resources Support Materials

Watching the Program (60 minutes)

In this program you will see teachers applying the principles of artful teaching in dance, music, theatre, and visual art classes. As you watch each of the seven teaching segments, consider how the teaching shown – regardless of discipline – relates to your own teaching.

Print out the Viewing and Discussion Sheet (PDF) for this program, and fill it in as you watch. This will help you prepare for the activities that follow. 

Also, these information sheets provide helpful background on the schools, arts programs, and individual classes featured in the program:

  Segment 1:
Developing Students as Artists (PDF)
  Segments 2 and 6:
Addressing the Diverse Needs of Students
Making the Most of Community Resources
  Segments 3 and 5:
Choosing Instructional Approaches
Fostering Genuine Communication
  Segments 4 and 7:
Creating Rich Learning Environments
Nurturing Independent Thinkers


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