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Lake Forest Arts Presentation


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Workshop with Education majors from Lake Forest College. Focus on integrating arts into the social sciences.

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Lake Forest Arts Presentation

  1. 1. Presented by:<br /> Annie Sisson Rezac<br /> Director of Education<br /> Metropolis Performing Arts Centre<br /> Lake Forest College <br /> The Arts In The Learning Process<br /> October 26, 2009<br />
  2. 2. Theatre Arts is for Everyone<br />Students of all ages and interests benefit from being expressive and creative.<br />Brings students together to share a common language through the creative arts.<br />
  3. 3. Theatre Arts Integration <br /><ul><li>Alternative Lesson Strategies
  4. 4. Learning Modes and Intelligences
  5. 5. Bodily Kinesthetic Intelligence
  6. 6. Spatial Intelligence
  7. 7. Ensemble and Socialization
  8. 8. Self – Assessment and Emotional Literacy
  9. 9. New Vocabulary
  10. 10. New Lens for Interpretation
  11. 11. Engaging of the Senses </li></li></ul><li>6 Essential Senses To Flourish in a Global Market<br />Design Moving beyond function to engage the sense<br />Story Narrative added to products and services - not just argument<br />Symphony Adding invention and big picture thinking<br />
  12. 12. Essential Senses Cont.<br />Empathy Going beyond logic and engaging emotion and intuition<br />Play Bringing humor and light- heartedness to product/service<br />Meaning The purpose is the journey, give meaning to life from inside yourself.<br />-A Whole New Mind by Daniel H. Pink<br />
  13. 13. Global Perspective Inventory<br /><ul><li>Open mindedness
  14. 14. Collaboration
  15. 15. Compassion
  16. 16. Complex understanding of emotions
  17. 17. Empathy
  18. 18. Humility
  19. 19. Taking Risks
  20. 20. Self attributes</li></li></ul><li>Teachers Taking Risks<br /><ul><li> PE Teacher
  21. 21. Administration
  22. 22. Students
  23. 23. Other schools</li></li></ul><li>The Warm Up <br />Warm ups:<br />Suns and Raisins<br />Zip Zap Zop<br />Pass the Clap<br />Pass the Impulse<br />Shake Down<br />BippityBippity Bop<br />What are you doing<br />Machine<br />
  24. 24. Aesthetic Understanding (Greene)<br />Articulate what is noticed about a piece of theatre or a theatre exercise<br />Teachers<br />Students<br />“Enlightened Eye” – Elliot Eisner<br />Seeing<br />Hearing<br />Smelling<br />Feeling<br />
  25. 25. Theatre ExplorationElements<br />
  26. 26. Theatre (Active)ExplorationForms<br />
  27. 27. Imperative Narrative<br /><ul><li>Pilot Program in D25
  28. 28. Grades 6-8
  29. 29. Integrated into Language Arts Class
  30. 30. Used all elements and Forms</li></li></ul><li>Theatre integration into the classroom<br />Explorations through Freedom Train<br />
  31. 31. Resources<br />Critical Links: Learning in the Arts and<br /> Student Academic and Social Development<br />Arts Education Partnership<br />Champions of Change: The Impact of the Arts on Learning AEP and the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities<br />Variations on a Blue Guitar Maxine Greene<br />Illinois Theatre Association ITA<br />American Alliance of Theatre Education AATE<br />