LEHIGH| LUAG Free Educator Workshop: Reaching and Teaching Diverse Perspectives Through Art

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Join us for a dynamic and enlightening FREE workshop focused on Culturally Responsive Teaching in the Arts. In a rapidly diversifying world, it is essential for educators to create inclusive and culturally aware learning environments that resonate with the experiences and backgrounds of all students. This workshop aims to equip educators and instructors and enthusiasts with the tools, strategies and insights to foster an environment where creativity flourishes and cultural understanding thrives.

Participants will learn about the benefits of teaching from art and material culture, such as promoting critical thinking skills, enhancing visual literacy, and fostering cross-disciplinary learning. Through lecture and interactive activities, participants will explore ways to integrate art and material culture into their curriculum, including selecting appropriate artifacts, developing inquiry-based questions, and facilitating student-led discussions.

Space is limited. Please register in advance to reserve your spot.
Breakfast and Lunch will be provided. 
Act48 credit available through the Pennsylvania Art Education Association (PAEA).

Workshop Schedule:
9-10 am Breakfast and Networking
10-10:15 am Welcome and Introductions with William Crow
10:15-11:45 pm – Workshop 1: Heather Kuruvilla & Amy Pfeiler-Wunder
12-1 pm – Lunch & Discussion with LaToya Council
1-2:15 pm – Workshop 2: Flavia Zuñiga-West
2:15-2:30 pm Closing Remarks & Concluding Conversation

This workshop is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit www.arts.gov.

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