Fall 2017 brochure cover
Check out what's in store for next semester. Submit your district paper work before the school year ends and firm up your professional development plans.
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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
TPS Summer 2017 - Brochure Cover
Are you interested in learning more about how to connect to the arts in your classroom? Did you know that UArts offers free courses that help teachers bring primary sources to K-12 students?
Join us this summer for a Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) class – which includes immediate resources for your classroom!
Funded by a grant from the Library of Congress, TPS-UArts courses are FREE for non-credit, at a reduced rate for graduate credit and there are no course fees!
Program includes: Act 48 or NJ Professional Development hours plus a flash drive of resources for immediate use in your classroom!
Instructor: Cynthia Willits
See our full course catalog HERE.
Amanda D'Amico, PIE + MEd Faculty
Our amazing Spring courses help you to harness the power of the visual arts in your classroom!
Iris in Blooming © Josephine Tsai
Main Line Art Center is proud to present the work of our talented Teaching Artists in the Welcome Gallery.
Main Line Art Center
Main Line Art Center is located at 746 Panmure Road in Haverford PA, offers free parking, and is easily accessible from public transportation.
Monday – Thursday: 10 am to 8 pm
Friday – Sunday: 10 am-4 pm
Free and open to the public
Dr. Sara Tilles, PIE Instructor
Maria Geiger, PIE + MEd Faculty
In Interactive Presentations with Maria Geiger, students will explore the evolving ways to interact via video, back channeling, 3-D animations, whiteboards, screen-casting, and with other tools. All applications introduced in the course are free, with iPad-approved options available for those teachers who use iPads in their classrooms.
Also with Maria is Blended + Flipped Learning: What is it All About? Are you looking to expand your knowledge of - and ways to best facilitate - blended and flipped learning? Explore the multiple ways to optimize - and to comfortably and appropriately balance - classroom time and at-home time within blended and flipped formats.
Maria Geiger is an undergraduate writing instructor and freelance writer/editor. She recently conducted an educational technology integration workshop at the New Jersey Writer’s Alliance (NJWA), which draws K-20 teachers from across the state of NJ. Maria is a graduate of the VOLT program at the University of Pennsylvania, and the Director of Content and Web Editor at PrepHound, a college consulting company.
Yikui (Coy) Gu has completed several artist residencies, including the School of Visual Arts in New York and Better Arts in Redwood, NY. Coy's work has been reviewed in KunstForum International (Berlin) and in the Philadelphia Inquirer, and he has appeared on the covers of the Lower East Side Review and Fresh Paint Magazine.
Philadelphia has made Travel + Leisure's list of '50 Best Places to Travel in 2017', and the The University of the Arts campus is featured in the Broad Street image! Be sure to visit the link below to read the full article.
Cate Cooney - Program Coordinator
PIE + MEd congratulates Cate Cooney, Program Coordinator, Teaching with Primary Sources Program, on her highly acclaimed webinar, Analyzing Photographs from the Library of Congress Collection, presented as part of the Library of Congress' Online Conference on October 25.
Join Scott for Our Winter/Spring Offerings:
James Pastore - Work Sample
In 3-D Projects for the Classroom: Ceramics - Throwing with James Pastore, we will explore both traditional and experimental throwing techniques to make functional and sculptural ceramic objects. Students will deepen skills, improve competencies in conceptualizing and working three-dimensionally, and will incorporate new methods to encourage craftsmanship in their own students. Take these amazing skills and experience back to your classroom.
James Pastore holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. James is a utilitarian potter and has taught at numerous art centers throughout the country, previously having worked at the Clay Studio of Philadelphia. He is currently the Director of Program Operations of GoggleWorks Center for the Arts in Reading , PA.
See our full course catalog HERE for more details.
The new recommendations for children's media use acknowledge that some media exposure can have educational value for children as young as 18 months, but it should be high-quality programming -- the AAP specifically referenced Sesame Street, and other PBS programming. The report encourages parents to watch programs with their children, rather than use television as a 'babysitter' for infants and toddlers. Families should still prioritize "unplugged" playtime for young children, the AAP said. For children <18 months, media use is still discouraged other than video-chatting.
The report also offers recommendations on the use of e-books.
Source: "Media and Young Minds" By: SAMUELS, CHRISTINA A. Education Week. 10/26/2016, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p 5-5. 1/8p.
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