This full day workshop on January 26, 2013 will explore themes and ideas about our history through a variety of art forms and experiences. Each workshop will be offered during both breakout sessions.
Seasons of the Heart
History, time and space can be identified by the seasons. They signify change, beginnings, and mark cycles, history, and time. Participants will explore and celebrate the magic of the seasons and learn how to use music to integrate a variety of the arts in their lessons.
Kirsten Mohring, Elementary Music Teacher, Nottingham West Elementary School
Moving Through History
Experience the process of dance making. Using influences of social dance and basic movement concepts, participants will learn to create a dance inspired by the unique culture and history of Plymouth and how to apply the same to their own community.
Lisa Travis, PSU Adjunct Faculty , Department of Music, Theater and Dance
Make a Play for History
In this interactive workshop, teachers will explore various ways to bring history alive in the classroom. Through improvisation, play making, and creative drama, teachers will be able to ignite students’ creative forces as they recreate the historical events being taught.
Francis Page, Theatre Educator, Plymouth, NH
Using HiStory to Connect to History
Using art, music, theatre and movement, participants will explore a variety of avenues and historic contexts to integrate the internal with the external.
Timm Judas, Educator, Oxbow Union High School, Bradford, VT
Our Town - Using Creative Drama in the Classroom
Participants will learn how to use drama to convert their classrooms into safe places for students to express emotions and issues relevant to t conventional lessons. Interactive drama activities will be used to connect to the Common Core State Standards across content areas.
Cris Blackstone, Curriculum Coordinator, Franklin Middle School
Elizabeth Lent, Teacher, Coe-Brown Northwood Academy
For more information about graduate study in the integrated arts at PSU, contact Trish Lindberg, program coordinator and ETC artistic director at (603) 535-2647.
Professional development and graduate credit available! Attending the conference as part of a graduate integrated arts course will automatically register you for the conference. Those wishing to register for graduate credit, please complete a graduate winter registration form and send it along with full payment to the address or fax number located on the bottom of the form. Winter 2013 Integraded Arts Graduate courses.