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VPA - Visual & Performing Arts

VPA 500: Differential Learning/Teaching - Topic: Special Needs: K-12 Arts Class

Prerequisite(s): none
This course will focus on what art teachers need to know about their students and what special needs they may have. Rather than solving all problems we will look at strategies for creating open-ended lessons that will document not just the destination but also the journey. Participants will be asked to share past experiences, pose possible problems and look for better solutions in working with special needs populations in both integrated and self-contained classes.
Section 8101: in person contin. ed non credit workshop Register Now
non-credit
Class #2610
Program Fee: $120.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Instructor: Geisser, Maura
This course will focus on what art teachers need to know about their students and what special needs they may have. Rather than solving all problems we will look at strategies for creating open-ended lessons that will document not just the destination but also the journey. Participants will be asked to share past experiences, pose possible problems and look for better solutions in working with special needs populations in both integrated and self-contained classes. *PDP’s offered specifically for Special Needs licensure renewal requirement, strategies for effective schooling for students with disabilities and instruction of students with diverse learning styles.
Get the textbook from the online Campus Bookstore.
2017 Summer -
July 5, 2017 - July 7, 2017:
Wed/Thu/Fri 9:00am-3:00pm, Dartmouth - Room CVPA 263
Wed/Thu/Fri 9:00am-3:00pm, Dartmouth - Room CVPA 263
Section 8102: in person contin. ed non credit workshop Register Now
non-credit
Class #2611
Program Fee: $120.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Instructor: Geisser, Maura
This course will focus on what art teachers need to know about their students and what special needs they may have. Rather than solving all problems we will look at strategies for creating open-ended lessons that will document not just the destination but also the journey. Participants will be asked to share past experiences, pose possible problems and look for better solutions in working with special needs populations in both integrated and self-contained classes. *PDP’s offered specifically for Special Needs licensure renewal requirement, strategies for effective schooling for students with disabilities and instruction of students with diverse learning styles.
Get the textbook from the online Campus Bookstore.
2017 Summer -
July 17, 2017 - July 19, 2017:
Mon/Tue/Wed 9:00am-3:00pm, Dartmouth - Room CVPA 259
Mon/Tue/Wed 9:00am-3:00pm, Dartmouth - Room CVPA 259

VPA 501: Sheltered English Immersion - Topic: (SEI) for Arts Educators

Prerequisite(s): none
The purpose of this class is to prepare Massachusetts art educators with the requisite knowledge and skills to shelter instruction effectively as it pertains to the discipline of the visual arts, and in so doing meet the needs of our ever increasing population of English language learners (ELLs), so that they can equitably "...access the curriculum, achieve academic success, and contribute their multilingual and multicultural resources as participants and future leaders in the 21st century global economy.
Section 8101: in person contin. ed non credit workshop Register Now
non-credit
Class #2612
Program Fee: $120.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Instructor: Moore, Constance
The purpose of this class is to prepare Massachusetts art educators with the requisite knowledge and skills to shelter instruction effectively as it pertains to the discipline of the visual arts, and in so doing meet the needs of our ever increasing population of English language learners (ELLs), so that they can equitably ". . .access the curriculum, achieve academic success, and contribute their multilingual and multicultural resources as participants and future leaders in the 21st century global economy." *PDP’s offered specifically for SEI/ English as a second language licensure renewal requirement
Get the textbook from the online Campus Bookstore.
2017 Summer -
June 28, 2017 - June 30, 2017:
Wed/Thu/Fri 9:00am-3:00pm, Dartmouth - Room CVPA 263
Section 8102: in person contin. ed non credit workshop Register Now
non-credit
Class #2613
Program Fee: $120.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Instructor: Moore, Constance
The purpose of this class is to prepare Massachusetts art educators with the requisite knowledge and skills to shelter instruction effectively as it pertains to the discipline of the visual arts, and in so doing meet the needs of our ever increasing population of English language learners (ELLs), so that they can equitably ". . .access the curriculum, achieve academic success, and contribute their multilingual and multicultural resources as participants and future leaders in the 21st century global economy." *PDP’s offered specifically for SEI/ English as a second language licensure renewal requirement
Get the textbook from the online Campus Bookstore.
2017 Summer -
July 10, 2017 - July 12, 2017:
Mon/Tue/Wed 9:00am-3:00pm, Dartmouth - Room CVPA 259

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