Looking In, Out, and Beyond

Artist: Patricia Flynn

Type: Professional Learning

Program Availability: In-Person, Virtual

  • Looking In, Out, and Beyond
  • Looking In, Out, and Beyond


This professional learning program will use theatre, visual art, and poetry to explore personal perspective, the perception of others, and consider the ways in which imagination can console, heal, and liberate. Educators engage in activities that strengthen Language Arts skills of point of view, descriptive language, and inference. The work will focus on personal narrative and perspective, as well as seeing with the mind’s eye, through visual art and theatrical staging.


In-Person or Virtual

Recommended Participants

  • Teachers

Learning Intentions

Educators will:

  • Engage in a visualization experience.
  • Create a torn paper collage.
  • Use direction, level, body, and facial expression to articulate emotions.
  • Create a haiku that reflects their environment and their relationship to environment and where they imagine they are.

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
  • Self Care

Professional Standards for Educational Leaders

  • Standard 4: Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment
  • Standard 6: Professional Capacity of School Personnel

Price & Info


Workshop Cost per Day: $1400

Workshop Materials Fee: $40.00 (Papers & Glue)

Additional Fees: In-Person Program Travel Fee - $95 per day; Virtual Program Technology Fee - $45; (On-Demand programs are not charged travel or tech fees)


Audience Limit: 25 participants per session

Program Length: (1) 90-min Session (Additional time available at $300/hour)

Workshop Minimum # of Days: 1

Appropriate For Grade(s): Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th



Curriculum Connections

Curriculum Connections

Creative Writing

SEL: Social Emotional Learning