Art and Science: Creativity and Collaboration

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+ Art and Science: Creativity and Collaboration Helena Carmena, Assistant Director of Teacher Professional Development
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Art and Science: Creativity and Collaboration. Helena Carmena , Assistant Director of Teacher Professional Development. Today ’ s presentation will include…. Introduction to the Project Five C reative S trategies Collaboration: Across Institutions Challenges Next Steps. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Art and Science: Creativity and Collaboration Helena Carmena, Assistant Director of Teacher Professional Development

+1Todays presentation will includeIntroduction to the ProjectFive Creative Strategies Collaboration: Across Institutions ChallengesNext Steps

2+Science, Literacy, and Art Integration in the 21st CenturyCollaboration with the school district and community partners such as museumsTeacher Professional Development Program Pre K-12Various educational outcomesShared planning time Integrated lessonsNew teaching pedagogy focused on skills and processAuthentic relevant learning in/out of the classroom

+SLANT ModelProgram Situation:There is a shortage of rich arts and science programs for students that include creativity, real-world problem solving, and discussions. Insufficient numbers of students are graduating with 21st century skill sets. Teachers needs strategies, time, and resources to integrate art and science across the curriculum.INPUTSOUTPUTSOUTCOMESTeachers collaborate in using resources from workshops to develop curricula or specific projects.LONGMEDIUMPARTICIPATIONSACTIVITIESPROGRAM STAFFCOMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS AND PARTNERSSCHOOL DISTRICT TEACHERS AND STUDENTSMATERIALS AND SUPPLIESSchool district students, teachers, and leadershipProfessional development and collaboration timeCommunity partners and organizationsDocumentation and assessmentInstitution of higher educationTeacher and student use of program materialsModel developmentTeacher and student learning is documented.Teachers increase their content knowledge of art and science integration and interdisciplinary teaching.SHORTClassroom time for project based learning and art and science increases.Website, articles, research, and presentations developed to share resources internally and externally.A model framework is developed.A majority of SLANT teachers continue in program and use trans-disciplinary teaching strategies.SLANT teacher leaders use trans-disciplinary methods and mentor peers.Student equity and achievement improves.Teacher retention improves.A platform has been established for SLANT longevity.A national model is developed and distributed.ASSUMPTION: Teachers are given continued support to collaborate and participate in professional development.EXTERNAL FACTORS: State and district budgets, staffing, prioritization, funding for research and evaluation, teacher retention, and equity issues.45 Creative Strategies from Dr. Julia MarshallDepictionProjectionReformattingMimicryMetaphor

class with diversity, equal split girls and boysteacher organized and flexible5Addressing the Significance of Our WorkBay Area Organizations doing similar work ponder these questions below related to Art and Science Integration:Disciplinary:How does it help us see the world in a different way?Societal:How does it speak to the concerns of society at large?Personal:How does it resonate with learners and teachers hopes, desires,curiosity, and needs?Adapted from Making Learning Whole by David Perkins6Moving through Challengesfunding & resourcessilos & defining the workresearchtimebuy-in & stakeholdersHow do we leverage our resources in the most meaningful way to address challenges?7Teacher FeedbackStudents will able to make connections a whole lot easier and it will be more engaging.It was great to use new technology." I have realized that I can't expect my students to be creative unless I am involved in the creative process myself. The SLANT training has given me this opportunity, which is truly a gift. I valued time to research, build, consider, evaluate, be creative, and collaborate.I appreciate the out of box experiences that enable me to think of teaching in different ways.I now see clearly that art and science are both documents of life.

8Lessons LearnedKnow your audience Identify goals Seek out authentic collaborationsProcess is more important than outcome Documentation

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Reflections & Next StepsQuestionsCommentsStay InformedBe ActiveReflection Questions:What new ideas extended our pushed our thinking?What questions or wonderings do we still have?10What is your museum or science center doing to promote creativity and collaboration? slant?Group Discussion+