To really see, you need to allow yourself to be seen.
-Lida Winfield, dancer and educator
One of the greatest gifts that teaching artists can give each other is to share our favorite exercises that consistently bring us rewarding results. I have had the pleasure to learn from teaching artists in many different contexts, and I love to collect, adapt, and share some of the
This content originally appeared in Art21 Magazine, by Joe Fusaro in the column "Teaching With Contemporary Art"
Back in October, 2009 I wrote a post called Teamwork which focused on the fact that, as educators, we often have to work creatively with others in order to construct meaningful, age-appropriate and fun lessons. The best lessons and units of study are often the product of people working together, including educators, community members, parents, and
Last week 40 Marwen Teaching Artists and staff members came together at Mana Contemporary Chicago for our Bi- Annual Teaching Artist Retreat. The format of the evening offered three artist's responses to the question:
How do you insure everyone has a voice?
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Here's some more feedback from our brilliant participants:
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From a Post Term Meeting:“Big Post-It Note” Critique Activity
Peer to Peer Professional Development
In small groups assistant teaching artists and teaching artists rotated around to several large poster sized post-it notes. Each post-it had a specific time that a critique might take place.
The groups talked about strategies and then wrote their favorite on the poster. The only
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