UArts PIE + MEd congratulates Chelsea Puglese, who earned her MEd in Educational Program Design, UArts in 2017. Chelsea is a K-6 art teacher with Abington School District, where she has taught for the past seven years. She has activated her Master's thesis, An Assessment-Based Elementary Art Curriculum, in her classroom, incorporating assessment methods she designed for her students while in the MEd program, with a focus on student self-assessment.
Award for Excellence in Photography
Hey photographers! Dotphotozine is seeking submissions for the 2017 Dotphotozine Award for Excellence in Photography. The winning entry receives a $1,000 cash prize and a four-page spread in the analog and digital editions to be released in September 2017.
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Rev Theatre Company
Midsummer Night's Dream
REV Theatre Company
Photo by Sam Nagel
It’s time to get outside for some adventuretime cultural activities! One of my favorite summer pastimes is outdoor Shakespeare -- and this month Philadelphia is bursting with the bard. From UARTS own Rosey Hay’s REV Theater Company’s production of Hamlet in...a cemetery to Coriolanus in Clark Park.
REV’s Hamlet production will take place amongst the tombstones in Laurel Hill Cemetery, and picnics are encouraged with performances Friday, July 7; Saturday, July 8; Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15 at 8:00pm. This week you can catch The Word Players Theatre Co and their production of Midsummer Night’s Dream at Liberty Lands Park.
A skull, a poisoned sword, a villainous uncle/King, a funeral (or a wedding?), a devoted friend, a drowned girl, and - “To be or not to be,” of course. And when a ghost appears, our iconic hero Hamlet is faced with a dreadful quandary in Shakespeare’s most famous play of love, loss and revenge.
Presented by New York-based REV Theatre Company, this contemporary, opulent production will be ‘revved up’ emphasizing the fusion of Shakespeare’s language and REV’s dynamic physicality, reflecting the intense emotional life of the play. Another of REV Theatre’s trademarks is the active involvement of the audiences in their outdoor productions (just as it was in Elizabethan playhouses) as witnesses to and participants in the events giving the play’s action great immediacy and excitement.
4-6pm. No RSVP required.
200 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Facebook: Continuing Education at the University of the Arts
PIE + MEd instructor and artist Chris Sweeney will be presenting at the Connectivity Arts Integration & STEAM Online Conference on July 20th, in a session titled 3D Printing in the Secondary Design Classroom. The conference, provided by the EducationCloset, is a great opportunity to gain clarity around integrating the arts, develop successful STEAM lessons, and learn how to create exciting makerspaces for your students, all while earning your professional development hours.
Click HERE for more information on Chris’s session and other exciting presentations.
You can catch Chris at the UArts ArtsWeek teaching 3D Printing in the K-12 Classroom. Click HERE to register.
Whether you're looking to log studio time in an art + design course or refresh your digital design skills, there's still time to join us this summer. Courses begin throughout July, including:
View the full list of CE Summer 2017 course offerings. Questions? Contact or call 215-717-6006.
Matt Duvall PIE Faculty
UArts congratulates Matt Duvall, MEd Faculty, who has successfully defended his doctoral dissertation: The Impact of Virtual Literacy Communities in an English Language Arts Classroom: A Case Study Using Goodreads. We are thrilled to report that Matt will begin work as a postdoctoral fellow with the Entrepreneurial Games Studio at Drexel's ExCITe Center, where he will be working on the Skyscraper Games project (www.skyscrapergames.com), focused on middle grades students and teachers interested in computational thinking through game design.
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Whether you're an aspiring singer, composer or producer, our summer Music courses will help build your skills and confidence. You'll also have the option to showcase what you've learned alongside your classmates in our Summer Variety Show.
Check out all of our summer courses offering at cs.uarts.edu/ce/courses. Questions? Email or give us a call at 215-717-6006.
Take your digital design skills to the next level.
Our Digital Technology summer course offerings will equip you with the skills to succeed in these endeavors and more.
Jill Rakowicz, a K-5 arts teacher with the Littlestown Area School District, is an alumni of the MEd in Educational Program Design program. Hear about her capstone project, which she was selected to present to at the NAEA conference in Chicago and imagine how your own classroom practice would be enhanced through one of UArts' 30-credit Master's degrees.
Apply today and begin this Summer. Join colleagues to demystify curriculum, instruction and assessment, and use technology to support meaningful learning experiences both inside - and outside - the classroom.
QUESTIONS? Call Jules 215.717.6092 or email .
Our range of Writing courses are designed to help you develop your voice in a variety of genres. Summer course offerings include:
10 Week Courses 5 Week Courses
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CE Student Work: Catherine Moroney
Sign up for both of these Summer 2017 Thursday night 5-week painting courses and get 20% off!*
* Discount cannot be applied via online registration. Call 215.717.6006 to redeem this this discount.
PIE students recently enjoyed the warming spring weather while plein air painting with artist Joe Sweeney.
Come paint with Joe during this Summer's 2017 ArtsWeek course, Landscape Painting at the Seaport Museum, from Aug 7-11!
Register online or all Jules at 215.717.6092 for more information.
Work by: William Bech, Hara Zefran, Courtney Jaggers Maikits, Michele Cole, Alicia Luba, Josh Irvan, Sandra Sherbinko, Kate Kasmar, Juanita A Gaspari, Alison Bongiorno, Kaitlyn Boyer, Elizabeth Kerr
Photo credit: Andrea Poulsen
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