* Due to the novel COVID-19 virus our annual Bootcamp have been postponed and the annual Youth Summit took place later in the year in person and virtually! The health of all participants is our top priority and as there are more developments we will send updates through our social media platforms. (If you registered for Bootcamp you will be contacted for refund information).
Saturday April 24th we will be having Christine Dixon lead the professional development to help us learn meaningful ways in which STEAM instruction can be implemented regardless if you are teaching in person or virtually! Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity!
Alex Owens co-director of Be Loud Studios will share best practices and specific tools to integrate radio, podcasting, and audio production into your classroom.
How does a hands-on children's museum survive in the time of Covid-19 and continue its mission to be a community resource? Join Amy Gray, M.Ed., Arts Education and Community Programs Manager at The New Children's Museum, as she shares about the Museum's unexpected 2020 journey and the transition from onsite programming to virtual offerings.
Hear about lessons learned through this new forum as well information on the variety of online and deliverable arts resources now available to educators, students, and families, including details on new offerings yet to be released!
Project-Based Learning can seem daunting when you have time constraints, standards, and a curriculum map. Often, the push for better test scores and “basic skills” means certain students (English Language Learners, Special Education students) fail to have access to these projects. However, PBL can work for all students and in this workshop Dr. Spencer lays out the blueprint for making this a reality. Presented in conjunction with the Virginia Hansen Endowment and Arts=Opportunity.
We are so excited ,for the first time ever, to bring to the communities that we serve FREE art kits! Our art kits are open for Students k-12, Teachers, Student Teachers, parents and art lovers in general! The Art Kits will include STEAM Literacy Lessons from our partnership with the New Children's Museum as well as posters stickers and more! Registration is now open (on a first come first serve basisi) while supplies last.
This is an in-person event for youth ages 12 to 24. The event will take place outdoor, at Writerz Blok, and be in observance of all Covid-safe guidelines from the CDC and San Diego county. We can accommodate a maximum of 35 participants so please register ASAP. There will also be a virtual option on Oct. 18th, 2020 for those who opt to not attend the in-person event.
Heidi Knisely arts educator at Double Peak School will present lesson ideas to help educators navigate a virtual art room across K-8 grade levels. The skills and tools provided in this workshop will help teachers lead and provide students with tools to continue creating and developing their unique artistic voice remotely!
Christine Dixon, Innovation TOSA from Double Peak School will be demonstrating how to design Bitmoji dream rooms with tips and tricks as well as Q&A! The skills and tools from this workshop can be utilized to create fun interactive rooms as well as to help students create their own unique virtual rooms!
The 3-day hands-on bootcamp experience led by CSUSM professors Christiane Wood and Laurie Stowell will provide participants with the tools to efficiently integrate arts into their curriculum through the use of unique and engaging techniques such as literacy maker spaces, visual literacy strategies, and an interactive lesson of comic strips as literary agents led by award-winning cartoonist Greg Evans and Karen Evans. Participants will acquire various new skills and leave with several lessons and methods for assessing student learning
This 3-day hands-on bootcamp will provide participants with tools for integrating
arts throughout the curriculum with unique and engaging techniques such as literacy
maker spaces, sketch-noting, visual literacy strategies, and theater tableau for reading
Participants will leave with several lessons, new
skills, and methods for assessing student learning.
We put the "A" in S.T.E.M. ! Science, Technology, Engineering and Math are ONLY BETTER when the arts are incorporated. Join California State University San Marcos for a FREE, family friendly campus wide event on March 9 from 10:00am to 4:00pm.
Refreshments and goodies will be provided and booths with activites, science experiments will be open to the public ALL DAY LONG!! Follow the link below to visit the event's website!
The San Marcos Writing Project (SMWP) is one of 190 sites of the National Writing Project (17 in California), which is a professional development network of teachers whose goal is to improve student-writing achievement by improving the teaching and learning of writing in the nation's schools.
The writing project is a resource for teachers and school districts. During the school year, writing project teachers can also provide professional development workshops for other teachers in their schools and communities. We host Open Institutes around relevant topics for two weeks in the summer or two to three day workshops during the school year. We also host Young Writer's Camps for two weeks in the summer at school sites around North San Diego County for students in grades two through eight.
Saturday February 2, 2019
9:00 - 3:00 pm in the McMahon House
Although the RSVP window is now closed, this free and fun event showcases opportunities and resources available to classrooms throughout the county and offers teachers an opportunity to gather new, innovative teaching resources. Educators and their families will be able to explore the Museum’s latest exhibitions, learn about educational opportunities at The New Children’s Museum, and visit community partner booths with information on school field trips, teacher training, and in-classroom education.
A celebration of the transformative power of the arts in education in San Diego. The arts education community joins forces with Americans for the Arts to spotlight successes in advancing arts education equitable for all students. Come together with colleagues to hear inspirational stories, youth performers, and enjoy refreshments in honor of National Arts in Education Week.Sunday, September 9, 2018 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Located at The New Children's Museum 200 W Island Ave San Diego, CA 92101
In this interactive workshop, we will explore what Arts Integration is, look at co-teaching models, experience an Arts Integrated lesson, and collaborate with other educators to develop an Arts Integrated lesson plan. Free for all AERO Organization* Associates! $15 fee for non-members *See the back of the flyer for a list of AERO Organizations
WHO: Teaching Artists, Administrators, Classroom Teachers & Parents
WHEN: Saturday, September 8th 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Please arrive early to find parking!
WHERE: La Jolla Playhouse, 2910 La Jolla Village Drive
PLEASE JOIN US on July 25, 26, and 27, 2018
at the San Diego County Office of Education for an exciting 3-day institute that will focus on arts learning and California State Standards. Hear from educational leaders, teaching artists, arts specialists, and inspirational speakers from across the state as they provide hands-on learning opportunities focused on a suite of CCSESA’s new professional learning modules developed by County Offices of Education and Arts Partner Organization Leaders.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Arts Integration course credit is offered to attendees whom have registered prior to the JULY 24 DEADLINE. For those of you interested in receiving credit, please be sure to register before the deadline!
The 2018 AAY! Youth Summit, led by youth for youth:
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February 13, 2018
Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Come meet and hear about the work of Lee Cataluna and Cheyne Gallarde, author and illustrator of the children's book, Ordinary 'Ohana. The book shares images of a contemporary Hawaii, both familiar and unique. Martha Barnette, of the radio show A Way With Words, will be interviewing Lee and Cheyne, highlighting how they brought the work together and to share how their work applies to educational settings.