Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

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The Art of  
Teaching
A Workshop for High School Teachers
 
the Arts

In This Program

Theatre

Theatre teacher applauds students in a classroom

Visual Art

Two visual art students explain masks they made

Music

Student musicians in band practice

Dance

A dance teacher works with two students

Workshop 3 Addressing the Diverse Needs of Students

Getting
Ready
Watching the Program Activities and Discussion Support Materials
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Additional Resources

On the Web

GENERAL SITES

Managing Hot Moments in the Classroom
http://isites.harvard.edu/fs/html/icb.topic58474/hotmoments.html                        
Tips for teachers on turning difficult encounters on sensitive subjects into learning opportunities

Theatre Development Fund
http://www.tdf.org/TDF_Landingpage.aspx?id=107         Select: Residency Arts Project
Information about the Theatre Development Fund's education programs

VSA Arts
http://www.vsarts.org
Extensive resources for educators and artists, dedicated to helping people with disabilities learn through, participate in, and enjoy the arts


SCHOOL AND TEACHER SITES

Bayard Rustin High School for the Humanities
http://www.insideschools.org/fs/school_profile.php?id=954        
Web site about the school where Stephen DiMenna works with John Loonam and his class on playwriting

Stephen DiMenna
http://www.stephendimenna.com
Stephen DiMenna's Web site, including information about his directing and teaching

Nottingham High School
http://www.hamilton.k12.nj.us/HamiltonNorth.cfm
Web site for visual art teacher Jan Wilson's school

Christopher Columbus High School
http://www.columbushs.org/   
Web site for band teacher Carmen Laboy's school

Arts High School Dance Department, Perpich Center for Arts Education
http://www.pcae.k12.mn.us/ahs/dance/dance.html            
Information on the dance department where Mary Harding and Tom Kanthak teach


In Print

LEARNING STYLES

Armstrong, Thomas. Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom, 2nd edition. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2000. ISBN: 0871203766

Information and resources to help educators at all levels apply MI theory to curriculum development, lesson planning, assessment, special education, cognitive skills, educational technology, career development, and educational policy

Silver, Harvey, Strong, Richard, & Perini, Matthew. So Each May Learn: Integrating Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2000. ISBN: 0871203871

Ideas for implementing a holistic learning program that seamlessly integrates learning styles and multiple intelligences into instruction, curriculum, and assessment

CULTURAL DIVERSITY

Davis, Barbara Gross. Tools for Teaching. Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1993. ISBN: 1-55542-568-2

Classroom-tested strategies and suggestions to improve teaching practice, including responding to diversity and using technology

Wilson, August. Fences. Plume Books, 1995. ISBN: 0452264014

August Wilson's play about an Afican American man and his struggle to relate to his children and the changing world around him in late 1950s America

Wlodkowski, Raymond J., & Ginsberg, Margery B. Diversity and Motivation: Culturally Responsive Teaching. John Wiley & Sons, 2003. ISBN: 0787967424

Real-world guidance and suggestions for successful teaching in today's changing classroom environment

SPECIAL NEEDS

Friend, Marilyn, & Bursuck, William D. Including Students with Special Needs: A Practical Guide for Classroom Teachers, 3rd Edition. Allyn & Bacon, 2001. ISBN: 0205331920

Emphasizing best practices for teaching students with disabilities in inclusive settings

 

 
   

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