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Humanities in the Spotlight: Enhancing Learning Through the Arts

    02/27/2019 08:30:00

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

Discover how arts integration can easily enhance humanities 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, English Language Arts, and History/Social Science
  • Tulare County Arts Master Plan
  • Local Control Funding Formula Priorities 1-8