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


Vocal music students singing into tape recorders


A dance student performs for her class


Theatre department faculty meet with a student

Visual Art

Visual art teacher makes a point about a student's painting

Workshop 8 Nurturing Independent Thinkers

Activities and Discussion Additional Resources Support Materials

Watching the Program (60 minutes)

The information sheets below provide helpful background on the classrooms, programs, and schools featured in each segment:

Segment 1: Music (PDF)
Segment 2: Dance (PDF)
Segment 3: Theatre (PDF)
Segment 4: Visual Art (PDF)

Consider the following questions as you watch the program. You may stop the video after each segment to discuss the questions with your colleagues.

MUSIC William Taylor Informal/Formal Assessment Techniques

DANCE Michael O’Banion Senior Solo Critique

THEATRE Joseph Mancuso and Andrea Arden Student Evaluation Session

VISUAL ART Jon Murray Students Assessing Their Own Work


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