Arts for All Webinar Support and Mentoring Workshop Follow-Up New Creative Ideas!
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lets review 1. Workshop Summary 2. Thank You to Jaehn Clare 3. Survey Said…
Our Topics Today Planning Process – steps and questions to ask Workingwith aids and caregivers Resourcesfor specific topics / disabilities Take Aways– ideas for visual art, music & drama!
Planning Process • Don’t be too ambitious • Have options • Utilize aides and assistants • Get to know the students - Planning Meeting - Observations • Ask questions and utilize your resources
possible questions to ask while planning Planning Process • How do the children address the teacher? • Where do children gather for whole group meetings? • How do children sit during group time? Assigned places? In a circle? • What behavior management strategies do you use? • Do any of the students use augmentative communication or assistive technology? • Do any of the students have assistants, how should I best involve them? • What else would be helpful to know about an individual student or the class as a whole to plan my residency? • Suggestions for communication with parents or opportunities for parents to observe/participate • What else do I need to know to be successful with this student/group?
Aides & Caregivers • Ask about the role of aides in your planning session • Discuss what your expectations of the aid are prior to the lesson • The aids are a valuable resource for understanding the student – value their contributions • Have regular check ins with the aid – if there are problems then talk to the aid or the classroom teacher Positive Working Relationship
Positive Behavior Strategies Planning Process • Build Relationships • Give Praise • Be Organized and Prepared • Be cautious of “waiting” time • Give directions one step at a time • Keep children engaged • Provide choices • Be conscious of physical space • Ignore “nagging” behaviors • Visual Object Schedule
I NEED MORE Information resources These webinars and many more can be found on the Kennedy Center website, thank you to the VSA/Accessibility Team for archiving and supporting this important resource. http://www.kennedycenter.org/education/vsa/resources/webinars.cfm
Autism resources Supporting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the Arts: A Guide for Teaching Artists This introductory level Webinar for teaching artists and others working with, or who intend to work with, students with autism in the arts provides an overview of autism, the challenges and gifts associated with having autism, and teaching strategies when teaching students with autism in the arts. Presenter: Sharon M. Malley
PowerPoint from VSA Florida resources
Blind/Low Vision resources Understanding Differences: An Exploration of IEP Identifications for the Teaching Artist - Working with Students Who Are Blind /Low-Vision How can we make art experiences accessible and enjoyable for students who have visual impairments? How do they benefit from participating in art activities? This presentation geared towards teachers and teaching artists offers examples of tools, materials, and strategies for facilitating meaningful art experiences. Presenters: MindaTayam, Art Teacher, California School for the BlindDr. Stuart Wittenstein, Superintendent, California School for the Blind
Behavior Challenges resources Meeting Behavioral Challenges in Teaching Artist Residencies - What Shall I Do Next?? This webinar will offer practical approaches and strategies for dealing with the many situations which present themselves to teaching artists (TAs) working in schools, in out-of-school settings, and in studio and community arts programs and workshops. It will stress problem-solving techniques, ways to make the most of good communication with other teachers, staff, and students themselves, and real-life examples. Presenters: Deborah Stuart, Program Committee Chair, VSA New Hampshire, Janice Hastings, Director of Development and Marketing at New Heights
Arts Access resources The resource page of our website has all of our past webinars with notes and support materials archived, free for anyone to access and use. artsaccessinc.org/resources.shtml our previous webinars include:
Behavioral & Emotional Disabilities resources Including Students with Emotional Disabilities and Behavior Challenges in Arts Education Arts Access is pleased to present a webinar on strategies for creating inclusive arts education experiences for students with emotional disabilities and behavior challenges. Presenters: Jessica Carter, Preschool and Elementary Age, Elise Ardoyno,Middle and High School Age Students Artist PanelScott Renk, http://scottrenk.blogspot.comBraimaMoiwai, www.braima.com
Physical Disabilities and Communication Barriers resources Presenter Lisa Williams, director of Tadpole Lending Library, will inform participants about communication barriers faced by students with physical disabilities, and share strategies to overcome these obstacles. Panelists Betsy Ludwig, Sandy McMillan, and Kay McMillan will identify resources for assistive technology, communication systems, and adaptive equipment that may be useful for arts educators. This webinar was presented in partnership with the Tadpole Lending Library, New Voices Foundation, NC Arts Council, NC Department of Public Instruction, and VSA.
UDL – Universal Design for Learning resources UDL 101: An Introduction to Universal Design for Learning for Teaching Artists This introductory level Webinar for teaching artists with little to no knowledge of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) explains the UDL framework and the reasons why UDL is considered a key education reform strategy. Also participants learn why UDL is seen as a way to improve instruction and provide educators with the tools they need to be successful. Presenters: Ms. RickiSabia, J.D., Founder and former Chair of the National UDL Task Force
resources UDL – Universal Design for Learning UDL 102: Universal Design for Learning in the Arts Classroom This introductory level Webinar for teaching artists with little to no knowledge of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and participants of the UDL 101 Webinar presents approaches and ideas on what UDL looks like when applied to the inclusive arts classroom. Presenters: Gordon Sasaki, Educator at the Museum of Modern Art
Another Approach resources Discovery Method Wait to meet the student, be prepared with options, don’t go too far into your planning until you interact and get to know the student.
take aways Some Ideas we Like
Grow a Gourd - Turn into a musical instrument http://www.wonderbaby.org/articles/grow-a-musical-instrument
Visual Art http://handsonaswegrow.com/8-gorgeous-fall-crafts-on-its-playtime/#_a5y_p=591711
Drama Resources • http://www.artsonthemove.co.uk/education/secondary/specialneeds.php • http://www.pinterest.com/gem1904/drama-for-special-needs/
Examples of Adapted Art Supplies • Painting • Texturing
Examples of Adapted Art Supplies • Painting • Texture
Abstract Tactile Painting by Gussie Marshallsea
Art Supply and Lesson Resources • Dick Blick – www.dickblick.com (they also have great FREE lesson plans!) • Lakeshore Learning – www.lakeshorelearning.com • Discount School Supply – www.DiscountSchoolSupply.com • Incredible Art – lesson plans – www.incredibleart.org (visual arts, drama and more) • BigCeramicStore – www.bigceramicstore.com (lesson plans for clay and glass)
Contact Information Paula Crawford, Ed. D. Exceptional Children Division http://ec.ncpublicschools.gov/ Christie Lynch Ebert NCDPI Arts Education Consultant & A+ Schools Program Liaison Christie.firstname.lastname@example.org 919-807-3856 Contact Us! Slater Mapp NCDPI Arts Education Consultant email@example.com 919-807-3758 Catherine Lavenburg NC Arts Council ADA Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org 919.807.6501 BanuValladares NC Arts Council Arts in Education Director email@example.com 919.807.6502
stay in touch with us! Betsy Ludwig Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org 919.833.9919 Brandon Cordrey Program Director email@example.com 919.833.9919