Introduction To Theater Blueprint professional development
The Office of the Arts and Special Projects provides citywide
professional development in the implementation of the Blueprint
for Teaching and Learning in the Arts. Professional development
sessions are led by master teachers—outstanding public
school arts teachers identified by the DOE—and teaching
artists—professional artists from local cultural organizations.
During these sessions, teachers explore the five Blueprint
strands of arts education and learn strategies for lesson plan
building and engaging children in the arts. Teachers participate
in hands-on projects, allowing them to directly apply the lessons
learned at training sessions to their classrooms.
2015-16 Theater PD
Ongoing Workshop Series
Professional LEarning for Teachers of the Arts: Teacher Effectiveness
Registration Deadline Friday, October 2, 2015.
||Assigned Dance, Music, Theater and Visual Arts Teachers, Grades PreK-12
||Bronx Series: October 13, February 23 and May 3
Manhattan Series: October 14, February 24 and May 4
Staten Island Theater Teachers: October 21, February 24 and May 3
Brooklyn Series: October 15, March 1 and May 9
Queens Series: October 19, February 29 and May 2
||12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
This workshop series will implement a new social learning website as well as offer targeted support grounded in standards-based instruction and quality teaching practices through the continued interaction with the Danielson Framework for Teaching and the Blueprint for Teaching in the Arts.
2015-2016 Citywide PD Series
Enhancing our Artistry and Teacher Practice
Registration Deadline Friday, October 16, 2015.
||Assigned Teachers of Theater, Grades PreK-12
||Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Monday, February 1, 2016
Thursday, June 9, 2016
||8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
||Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School
Participants actively explore teaching practices that broaden student content knowledge and skills. Workshops align with the Chancellor’s goals to foster collaboration among teachers and deepen cycles of professional learning authentic to their discipline. This three-part series addresses technique and arts mastery as well as Teacher Effectiveness – engaging students, designing clear curriculum and using assessment for instruction. Teachers produce a variety of artifacts to add to their professional portfolios and receive complimentary resources for their classroom. This free workshop series is relevant for both new and experienced theater teachers. As each Arts learning sequence is scaffolded, participants are required to attend all three sessions.
Teachers register once for the entire series.
2015-2016 Short Courses
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