Professional Development: Arts Integration Tools for Teachers
Motivating the English Language Learner Through Drama
Instructor: Kennedy Center Teaching Artist Lenore Blank Kelner
Recommended for educators of grades K-5
Maximum number of participants: 35
In this workshop, participants explore drama’s power to motivate ELL students to extend their vocabulary, deepen comprehension, and enhance self-esteem. A wide range of drama strategies, including rhythmic chants, story dramatization, and role drama, will be demonstrated. These engaging strategies are designed to encourage participation resulting in students developing their expressive and receptive English language skills.
|PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT||Recommended Teachers’ Grades||Day||Date||Time|
|Arts Integration: Explore the Definition & Apply Through Story Development||Grades K-12||Tu||10/25/16||8:30am-3:30pm*|
|Acting Right: Drama as a Classroom Management Strategy||Grades K-8||M||11/28/16||8:30am- 11:30am|
|Reaching Students with Autism Through the Arts: Implications for Inclusive Arts Classrooms
||Music, Visual Art, Dance and Theater, all grades||Tu||2/28/17||8:30am- 11:30am|
|Teaching Reading Comprehension Strategies Through Visual Art
All workshops are held at Sonoma County Office of Education.
For more information about Professional Development, please email Tracy Sawyer, Education & Outreach Manager, or call 707.800.7529.