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Art of Teaching The Arts: A Workshop for High School Teachers, The

The Art of Teaching the Arts: A Workshop for High School Teachers is an eight-part professional development workshop for use by high school dance, music, theatre, and visual art teachers. The workshop examines how principles of good teaching are carried out in teaching the arts at the high school level. In the eight one-hour video programs, seven principles of effective teaching are introduced, then explored in depth. Teachers from arts magnet high schools and comprehensive high schools across the country are shown demonstrating their practice and discussing their goals, methods, and experiences. An interactive Web site and a print guide . . .

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Sunday, Aug 24, 2008 - 11:01 PM    "Workshop 7: Making The Most of Community Resources" Arts teachers develop relationships with community members and organizations by bringing artists into the classroom, taking students beyond school walls, and asking students to draw inspiration from the voices of their community. In this session, participants see a guest choreographer who challenges the students with her working style and expectations. A visiting theatre artist helps playwriting students develop monologues based on interviews with people in the neighborhood. D

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Sunday, Aug 24, 2008 - 11:01 PM "Workshop 7: Making The Most of Community Resources" (LEARN/CREATE)

Monday, Aug 25, 2008 - 11:01 AM "Workshop 8: Nurturing Independent Thinkers" (LEARN/CREATE)

Monday, Aug 25, 2008 - 11:01 PM "Workshop 8: Nurturing Independent Thinkers" (LEARN/CREATE)

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