Opportunities, Professional Development

Southeastern Massachusetts PD Opportunity

Adaptive Approaches and Creative Journaling for the 21st Century Art Educator The NBAM/ArtWorks! Art educator professional development workshop is offered in collaboration with Southeastern Massachusetts Educational Collaborative.

Cost $150 Location: McCoy Recreation Center New Bedford 181 Hillman Street, New Bedford, MA, 02740 MACourse #: 2022-33 Course Info Contact: Sherri Tetrault, 508-998-5599 ex 130, stetrault@smecollaborative.org Instructors: Susan Loesl, Taylor Hickey, Devin “Nived” McLaughlin

Registration deadline is October 30. Requests for withdrawals and refunds must be made prior to deadline.  All cancellations subject to a $50 administration fee.

Registration on Smart PD https://app.smartedu.net/smec/pd or email Sherri Tetrault at stetrault@smecollaborative.org or call 508-9985599 ex 130.

Session I: Topic Virtual Interactive Presentation: Adaptive Art Strategies for All Learners

Art educators can be challenged to create opportunities for students with disabilities in the art room. This workshop focuses on discussing and trying adaptive tools, techniques and media as strategies to support all the learners in the artmaking process. Examples of adapted art activities will also be presented. Specific student and tweaked lesson plan questions are encouraged.

Session II: “Smash Book” Journals

Join NBAM/ArtWorks! educators Taylor Hickey and Devin ‘Nived Art’ McLaughlin as they lead you step-by-step through creating your own mixed media piano-hinge journals.This project is designed to meld the teaching styles of step by step instruction and open ended problem solving. Participants will be given all the tools to create the journal and freedom to think creatively and make a unique art piece.

This type of artful journaling captures ideas with writing, drawing, painting, or pasting memorabilia and other embellishments into your hand made book. You can use this book as a dream journal, scrapbook, poetry book, personal diary, sketch book, or lesson planner! The limit is your own imagination!

All materials will be included but please feel free to bring your own personal embellishments, clippings, or favorite art mediums to personalize your creation. Base paper stock size 9×12.

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