In August 2017, the second Arts Literacy Institute took place at the beautiful All Souls Gathering Center, in Shelburne, VT. Over a period of 3 days, 25 teachers from across the state participated in an inspiring and enriching learning laboratory. Using ‘The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind’ by William Kamkwamba as the focal text, participants told their […]
In July 2017, I was on the presenting team for the second Moonshot Summer Teachers’ Institute (a learning lab for educators) at the Vero Beach Museum of Art in Vero Beach, Florida. Hosted and coordinated by The Learning Alliance, the institute took place over 5 days and was attended by teachers and educators from the […]
Earlier in 2017, I worked with the staff and teachers of Burlington’s Integrated Arts Academy, exploring concepts around core beliefs, self-expression, value and accountability. We considered the power of words, experimenting with monochrome and mark-making techniques, and created some origami stars that reflected the light.
In August 2016, I was part of the presenting team for the Arts & Literacy Institute in Burlington, VT. Over 30 educators from across the region attended the beautiful and powerful learning laboratory, which was hosted by the Flynn Theater and took place at the Bishop Booth Conference Center on the shores of Lake Champlain. […]
In July 2016 and 2017, I facilitated two community arts workshops for the Teaching Artist Summer Forum at the Lincoln Center, NYC. Intermediate-level teaching artists (in the community purpose thread) created colorful lanterns during the morning session, and in the afternoon we all traveled down to the Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center, where a group of […]
In July 2016, I was part of a fantastic team of presenters for the first Moonshot Summer Teachers’ Institute (a learning lab for educators) at the Vero Beach Museum of Art in Vero Beach, Florida. Hosted and coordinated by The Learning Alliance, the institute took place over 5 days and was attended by teachers and […]
Over the Summer, the Vermont Creative Schools Initiative was launched–a state-wide program coordinated by the Community Engagement Lab that builds school and community partnerships, infusing creative projects into the core curriculum. During a week-long intensive, I had the wonderful opportunity to work with over 30 classroom teachers, teaching artists and CEL staff, as well as […]