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Weisman Art Museum Presents

Teacher Institute - Reduced Rate

6/26/17, 9:00 AM

About this event

To increase diversity of participants and benefit all participants in the course, there is a reduced rate available if you identify as a teacher of color. Please register to attend on this page.

Explore the processes that art and writing share. In this 3-day (June 26-June 28, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) workshop teachers will explore WAM’s galleries and learn strategies to help build visual and verbal literacy. You will get to work alongside artists (including photographer Wing Young Huie and spoken word artist Desdamona) in the museum’s galleries to :

-Practice strategies for teaching thinking skills and encouraging students to perceive more and build their own meaning.

-Explore possibilities to infuse 21st century skills into teaching across curriculum.

-Enjoy time to plan and share ideas with a professional community.

Open to teachers of all disciplines and specialties and of students in all grades.

Participation limited to 30 teachers
Earn 18 CEU's or Option for Credit

Includes lunch, composition notebook, and one copy of the Artful Writing Resource Kit.
The option to pay now or later through registration is available.

If you have questions or are having trouble registering, please email Jamee Yung, jtyung@umn.edu

Event Location
  • Weisman Art Museum
  • 333 East River Pkwy
  • Minneapolis MN
  • USA