Art for Educators

Art For Educators Professional Development Workshop

"I was uncomfortable doing art in my classroom until I attended Art for Educators at MOCHA. They helped me overcome my fears and be a part of the artistic process. The way they broke down each step allowed me to realize that even I can art incorporate art into my lessons." - Teacher at Love Elementary School, Alameda

 

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Dates

March 25-26, 2022

Time

9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Location

Museum of Children’s Arts
1221 Broadway Lower Level Suite 49
Oakland, CA, 94612

What is Art for Ed.?

A two day hands-on workshop for classroom educators, teaching artists, caregivers and youth development professionals interested in learning the basics of visual arts and how to integrate art in the classroom, home, and/or community program setting absolutely no previous art experience is necessary for this workshop. This experience is engaging for both the inexperienced, and the seasoned art  professional.

Art for Ed. Participants

  • Develop skills in the visual arts that they can use in their work with children to enhance their student’s creative thinking, communication, literacy skills, and individual expression. 

  • Will gain an expanded toolbox of art projects that they can use in their classroom using readily accessible and inexpensive art materials that can be integrated into a wide variety of subject areas. Participants gain hands on experience with painting and drawing techniques, sculpture, collage, booking making and mixed media projects. 

  • Begin developing documentation practices to show the learning through the visual arts and develop reflection skills for talking to students about their art and the artworks of others using the Studio Habit of Mind.

  • Learn management techniques for handling art materials in a variety of community settings. How to engage and organize students in the set-up and clean up process.

  • Gain an understanding of STEAM and how the visual Arts puts the “A” in STEM. 

  • Become comfortable with and/or enhance your own artistic expression.

 

Art for Ed. Includes

  • In person, hands-on art activities with a variety of visual mediums.

  • Opportunities to develop skills to be able to teach art to young people.

  • Incorporating ca state visual and performing arts standards.

  • Arts integration and curriculum development.

  • A year-long portfolio of art lessons.

  • Certificate of completion.

Cost

$200.00 per person

 

Group Discounts

For group discounts of 5 or more, contact MOCHA Creative Director Roxanne Padgett:  roxanne@mocha.org