Draw to Learn

Artist: Kathryn Sclavi

Type: Professional Learning

Program Availability: In-Person, Virtual

Description

Draw to Learn supports participants to use traditional and alternative drawing materials to explore the developmental landscape of mark making. Participants experience creative practices including sensory motor explorations, doodling, mind mapping, and close observation as exercises for creative expression, relaxation, mapping ideas, and representation of learning outcomes. Participants will learn strategies to stimulate creativity, enhance communication skills, and support students to use drawing to represent their thinking and learning. No drawing background is necessary to be able to enjoy and/or implement the techniques presented in this session.

Location

In-Person or Virtual

Recommended Participants

  • Teachers
  • Paraprofessionals

Learning Intentions

Participants will:

  • Be introduced to alternative and traditional drawing materials.
  • Engage with creative strategies that promote artistic presence and process for discovery and expression.
  • Identify 1-2 strategies to include in your teaching and learning practice.

Resources

  • Edwards, B. (2002). The new drawing on the right side of the brain workbook : guided practice in the five basic skills of drawing. London: Souvenir.

YA Connections

  • NJSLS-VPA: Artistic Process; Creating; Anchor Standard 1: Conceptualizing & Generating Ideas
  • NJSLS-VPA: Artistic Process; Responding; Anchor Standard 7:
  • Perceiving and Analyzing Products
  • Social Emotional Learning – Transformative

Professional Standards for Educational Leaders

  • Standard 4: Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment

 

Price & Info

Price

Workshop Cost per Day: $375 (90 minute session) $600 (3 hour session)

Travel Fee: $75 per day (virtual and on-demand programs are not charged for travel)

Information

Audience Limit: 25

Program Length: Up to 6 hrs.

Appropriate For Grade(s): Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

Theme

Theme

Curriculum Connections

Curriculum Connections

Tech