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Teaching Artist Professional Development Seminar - 4 days

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Reston Community Center

2310 Colts Neck Rd.

Hunters Woods

Reston, VA 20191

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Thursday, September 12th: 9:00am - 3:30pm

Friday, September 13th: 9:00am - 3:30pm

Saturday, September 14th: 8:30am - 11:00am ("Think Like an Artist: Creativity in the Classroom" Panel) 11:30am - 3:00pm

Monday, September 16th: 9:00am - 3:30pm

Designed for teaching artists seeking to develop viable artist residencies for middle school students, this 4-day seminar prepares professional artists to design an artist residency to serve as a catalyst for learning.

Content covers residency goals, criteria and guidelines; context of school environments; learner characteristics and learning styles; state and local curriculum standards for core disciplines; unit and lesson planning techniques and instructional methodologies appropriate for teaching the arts to students of diverse backgrounds and age groups.

Participants collaborate to link their area of expertise with curricula and to develop an artist residency commensurate with students’ interests and needs.

Focus is placed on strategic approaches to 21st century skill building in creativity, critical thinking, communication and collaboration.

A dossier including a residency description and unit plan with a personal statement, residency goals, session outlines, lesson plans, engagement activities, and potential outcomes is developed.

A limited number of slots are available at a special rate of $99.00 through August 30th. The rate increases to $120 after August 30th. Registration deadline is September 11th.

Registration includes the Arts Education Panel.

For more information, visit https://artsfairfax.org/artist-residency-program/

This event is not sponsored by the Reston Community Center, its Board of Governors, or staff.

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2310 Colts Neck Rd.

Hunters Woods

Reston, VA 20191

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