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  • Woodruff Arts Center Educator Conference 2014 Resources

    Woodruff Arts Center Educator Conference Resources

    The resources below were developed for the Woodruff Arts Center Educator Conference on June 3, 4, and 5, 2014. Click on the resource links to download presentations, lesson plans, and handouts from the lectures, activities, and workshops.

    Dream Cars Artful Thinking Routines Handout



    Kindergarten – 2nd Grades

    Designing My Dream Car by Courtney Bryant

    • Designing My Dream Car Unit Plan
    • Designing My Dream Car PowerPoint
    • Design Process Worksheet
    • Dream Cars Student Evaluation


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    Kindergarten – 5th Grades

    Un-Common Core: Teaching Literacy Standards through Visual Art by Drew Brown & Lauren Phillips

    • Picture Puzzle Lesson Plan
    • Still life Inspired by Cezanne and Pissarro Lesson Plan


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    Listening, Making Inferences, and Storytelling through Collaborative Composition by Janice Crews

    • Listening, Making Inferences, and Storytelling through Collaborative Composition Lesson Outline
    • Listening, Making Inferences PowerPoint
    • John Henry Inference Packet


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    Redefining Craft in the Classroom by Shannon Mulkey

    • Redefining Craft Lesson Plan


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    Artful Reflections by Darby Jones and Michele Mummert

    • Artful Instruction Guide
    • Artful Instruction PowerPoint as a PDF
    • Calming Focus Drama Strategy Handout
    • Critical Response Handout
    • New York Times blog link to using drama strategies
    • Shrek Script Excerpts
    • STAR, Safety Bubble, Story Basket, Performance Space Drama Strategies Handout
    • Tableau Drama Strategy Handout


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    Collaboration in Music: Simple Games, Strategies, and Skill Development by Janice Crews

    • Collaboration in Music PowerPoint
    • Collaboration Workshop Outline


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    Kindergarten – 12th Grades

    Reaching All Our Students by Jaehn Clare

    • Clap Around Activity Sheet
    • Cross the Room Activity Sheet
    • Name Toss Activitiy Sheet
    • People First Language
    • Reaching All Our Students PowerPoint
    • Reaching All Our Students Resources
    • UDL Guidelines Educator Worksheet
    • UDL Principles Overview


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    3rd – 5th Grades

    The iPad Comes Alive!: Augmented Reality and You by Jennifer Heyser

    • Aurasma 101
    • iPad Artist Statements
    • Open Aurasma Application
    • Studio Habits Writing Prompts


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    STEAM TEAMS: Designing the Structure by Jeff Mather & Courtney Bryant

    • STEAM Project Mind Map
    • STEAM Teams Resources
    • STEAM Teams Lesson Plan


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    We're All in This Together: Creating Meaning in Visual and Verbal Texts by Jennifer Heyser & Esther Smith

    • Artful Thinking Routine Handout
    • Asking Good Questions PowerPoint
    • We're All in this Together PowerPoint


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    Peering into Paint: The Close Reading of Images by Teri Holbrook & Nicole Pourchier

    • Peering into Paint Lesson Plan


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    From the Stage to the Page: Using drama to move students through an exploration of writing by Ebony Tucker and Emily Yewell Volin

    • From the Stage to the Page PowerPoint
    • From the Stage to the Page Lesson Plan


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    STEAM and Design Thinking by Jeff Mather and Barry Stewart Mann

    • STEAM and Design Thinking Lesson Plan


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    Story Power: Strategies for Integrating Storytelling

    • Story Power Lesson Plan


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    6th – 8th Grades

    Redefining Craft in the Classroom by Shannon Mulkey

    • Redefining Craft Lesson Plan


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    The Beautiful Enemy: Shape, Color, and Form of Cell Design by Ellen Mitchell

    • Beautiful Enemy PowerPoint
    • Beautiful Enemy Lesson Plan


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    Arts Bots: Integrating STEAM into the Classroom by Shannon Mulkey

    • Art Bots Lesson Plan


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    STEAM and Design Thinking by Jeff Mather and Barry Stewart Mann

    • STEAM and Design Thinking Lesson Plan


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    Voices in Motion: Using Poetry and Dance in Your Classroom by Laurin Dunleavy and Theresa Davis

    • Voices in Motion Lesson Plan


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    6th – 12th Grades

    The iPad Comes Alive!: Augmented Reality and You by Jennifer Heyser

    • Aurasma 101
    • iPad Artist Statements
    • Open Aurasma Application
    • Studio Habits Writing Prompts


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    Artifacts, Field books, and Installations – Investigating the world Through Artistic Eyes/ Science and Aesthetics by Ellen Mitchell

    • Artifacts and Fieldbooks Lesson Plans
    • Field Study PowerPoint


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    Artful Reflections by Darby Jones/Michele Mummert

    • Artful Instruction Guide
    • Artful Instruction PowerPoint as a PDF
    • Calming Focus Drama Strategy Handout
    • Critical Response Handout
    • New York Times blog link to using drama strategies
    • Shrek Script Excerpts
    • STAR, Safety Bubble, Story Basket, Performance Space Drama Strategies Handout
    • Tableau Drama Strategy Handout


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    Digital Storytelling by John Doyle and Daryl Funn

    • Digital Storytelling Lesson Plan


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    9th – 12th Grades

    Bookmaking 101: Summative Assessments Never Looked So Good by Debi West

    • Bookmaking 101 PowerPoint


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    Material Rescue: Using Design to Teach Lifecycle Analysis and Conservation by Raja Schaar & Catherine Muller

    • Material Rescue Lesson Plan


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    Artifact-Based Learning in Secondary Social Studies: How to let objects do the teaching by Esther Smith

    • Artifact-Based Learning Lesson Planner
    • Artifact-Based Learning PowerPoint
    • How to Formulate Questions


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