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2022 TAA Virtual Winter Retreat

  

Visual Art Schedule
Morning Session 1
9 AM CST
Cut, Fold and Repeat: Pop-Up Basics with Matthew Reinhart
Instructor:
 
Matthew Reinhart
 
Elementary/Lower Middle
 Instrumental
 Vocal
Chiaroscuro: A Value Study
Instructor:
 
Gary Chapman
 
Upper Middle/Secondary
 Instrumental
 Vocal
Morning Break
10:30 AM CST
Morning Session 2
10:45 AM CST
Cut, Fold and Repeat: Pop-Up Basics with Matthew Reinhart
Instructor:
 
Matthew Reinhart
 
Elementary/Lower Middle
 Instrumental
 Vocal
Chiaroscuro: A Value Study
Instructor:
 
Gary Chapman
 
Upper Middle/Secondary
 Instrumental
 Vocal
Lunch Break
12:15 PM CST
Panel Discussion
1:15 PM CST

Tennessee Arts Academy Leadership Forum
"The Relevance of Arts Education in the New Normal"

Hosted by Dan Lawson, PhD.

Five noted education leaders from across the state of Tennessee will share their thoughts and provide insight on what is on the horizon for K-12 schools and the arts. The group will be moderated by Dr. Dan Lawson from Lee University.
 
Panelists include Ted Horrell, Lakeland School System Superintendent; Sean Impeartrice, Clarksville Montgomery County Schools Chief Academic Officer; Jill K. Levine, Chattanooga High School – Center for Creative Arts Principal; James Wells, Tennessee Art Education Association President; and Mark White, Education Administration Standing Committee Chair, House of Representatives, Tennessee State Legislature.
Tennessee Shakespeare Company Performance
2:25 PM CST

Romeo and Juliet: Who's Responsible for the Adults?

Break
2:55 PM CST
Interludes
3:10 PM CST
Sunglasses or Scarf: A Conversation about the Climate of Arts Education
Instructor:
 
Arts Leadership and Administration
: Arts Integration, Creative Drama and Movement.
This interactive session will explore the current educational climate from the perspective of a district arts education leader. Topics will include arts program visibility, the impact of leadership changes, curriculum decisions, and funding.
Improvisation in You
Instructor:
 
Music
: Arts Integration, Creative Drama and Movement.
In this session participants will explore basic principles of music improvisation and how those principles might apply to areas outside of music. Body percussion, found sounds, chants, and singing activities will be explored, which will inspire both teaching and performing!
Special Education Law: Music Educators’ Rights and Responsibilities
Instructor:
 
Music
: Arts Integration, Creative Drama and Movement.
More than forty-five years after the passage of PL 94-142, music educators are still learning how to include and successfully work with students who have disabilities. This session will discuss teachers’ rights and responsibilities within current special education law and help them understand how to be successful…and be in compliance!
Story Telling Basics
Instructor:
 
Theatre and Dance
: Arts Integration, Creative Drama and Movement.
There are a million different types of stories and unlimited ways to tell a story. This workshop will provide a simple structure that will show how basic communication can involve story, and how to use a story structure to help create new theater games, exercises, and devised work. Participants will explore the way that story works, seven-line story structures, and exercises for creating new work.
Scaffolding for Agency in Dramatic Arts Lessons
Instructor:
 
Theatre and Dance
: Arts Integration, Creative Drama and Movement.
This session will provide sample exercises and side coaching strategies that will facilitate students’ creative autonomy, and provide support for the common difficult situations that occur in theatre-based arts integration. Participants will walk away with mini lessons that prepare students to make creative choices and engage in core content through dramatic play.
Cutting Snowflakes
Instructor:
 
Visual Art
: Arts Integration, Creative Drama and Movement.
This session is a brief introduction to an obsessive compulsive focus on creating highly detailed and original snowflakes. Participants will need a few sheets of regular, photocopy paper and sharp scissors.
Cut, Fold and Repeat: More Pop-Up Basics with Matthew Reinhart
Instructor:
 
Visual Art
: Arts Integration, Creative Drama and Movement.
Making pop-ups is a great way to exercise creativity along with problem-solving abilities. Instructor Matthew Reinhart offers up some additional ways to make art projects POP! Participants in this session should bring a ruler, a pencil, scissors, one-sided transparent tape, double-sided tape, and something to color with (markers, crayons or colored pencils) and be ready to make three-dimensional paper art.
Break
3:50 PM CST
Networking & Collaboration
4:00 PM CST
The purpose of the networking and collaboration session is to provide space for Academy participants in each content area to reflect and act on learning they have received from the TAA Winter Retreat classes, from past Academy experiences, and from their own school and classroom environment. Participants will work collaboratively to share teaching strategies, strengthen professional networks, and synthesize and connect learning with existing and newly created professional goals. A TAA facilitator will guide the session.
Secondary Visual Art Networking and Collaboration
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Elementary Visual Art Networking and Collaboration
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Conclusion
5:00 PM CST
Return to Virtual Winter Retreat
Tennessee Arts Academy • Tennessee Arts Academy Foundation
615-460-5451 • 1900 Belmont Blvd. • Nashville, TN 37212 • taa@belmont.edu
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