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STEM in the Spotlight: Enhancing Learning Through the Arts

    11/07/2018 08:30:00

  • Location: Visalia
  • Address: 7000 W Doe Avenue, Suite A Willow Room

Looking for a new ways to engage students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics? Try the Visual and Performing Arts!

Discover how arts integration can easily enhance STEM lessons. The visual and performing arts disciplines of dance, music, theatre, and visual arts provide ample opportunities for student self-expression and creative assessment. This interactive hands-on workshop showcases a variety of strategies to promote inquiry, observation, and exploration through visible learning. Participants will learn creative ways to build students’ content knowledge and encourage critical thinking through arts-focused activities.

This session will also highlight a range of lesson scaffolds designed to support rigorous and relevant teaching across all of the content areas.

Workshop Alignment:
  • California Content Standards: Visual and Performing Arts, Science, Computer Science, and Mathematics
  • Tulare County Arts Master Plan
  • Local Control Funding Formula Priorities 1-8