Arts in Education—Model Development and Dissemination Grants Program

   Current Section
 Office of Innovation and Improvement Home
Webinars

 

2013 INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARD (IRB) & ETHICS

Broadcast Date:
11/21/2013

Session Facilitators:
Jeffery Rodamar, U.S. Department

Session Description:
This refresher session provides “bare bones” information about Common Rule requirements, discusses the ED protection of human subjects clearance process, and identifies commonly encountered problems and ways to avoid them. You will have opportunities to pose questions as to how the regulation applies to your grant.

THE EVOLUTION AND PROMISE OF EVALUATING ARTS PLUS ARTS INTEGRATION PROGRAMS IN SCHOOLS

Broadcast Date:
05/21/2013

Session Facilitators:
Lawrence Scripp (lead), New England Conservatory of Music; Laura Paradis, Chicago Arts Partnership in Education; Phil Rydeen, Oakland Unified School District; Scott Sikkema, Chicago Arts Partnership in Education

Session Description:
As a consultant and principal investigator, Dr. Scripp has advocated for research methodologies that can produce increasingly compelling evidence of the impact of high-quality arts and arts integration practices on children and their teachers. Case studies presented in the session will show how multivariate analysis can establish a ‘chain of causal links’ among program outcome variables, teacher professional development factors, and student learning achievement outcomes over time. Participants will be asked to chart the program and outcome variables most relevant to their programs and to begin the process of formulating multivariate research designs appropriate to the resources and goals of their partnerships with schools. The final discussion focuses on how arts learning outcomes can be connected to 21st century and social-emotional skill development, how Common Core standards may provide more generalizable measurements of program impact in schools, and how the field of arts learning may yet advance toward the pinnacle of the research pyramid, i.e., clinical trials.

Session Note:
Session transcript download files MS Word (56 KB)
A copy of the PPT file can be requested in PDF format from the discussion lead by emailing larry.scripp@necmusic.edu.

ENGAGING THE ARTS AS CULTURAL STRATEGIES AND PRODUCTS FOR ISSUES OF EQUITY

Broadcast Date:
05/09/2013

Session Facilitators:
Ray Cagan & Tana Johnson, Alameda County Office of Education

Session Description:
This is the story of how teachers in the school district of San Leandro, California addressed the racial predictability of student success in elementary and middle school classrooms. How did they do this? They focused on teacher practice, arts integration, and culturally responsive teaching strategies. Through rigorous professional development and action research, teachers learned to value reflection about their own teaching practice and instill habits of reflection in their students to help them learn more about their own learning. A team of coaches with individual expertise in science, English language learning, teacher inquiry and the arts are supporting teacher collaborative professional practice across the elementary and middle schools, and among science, ELA, arts and multiple subject teachers. Webinar participants will get hands on experience with the analytical thinking frames and assessment strategies that provide lenses for understanding student learning, and that guide decision-making for refinements in instruction.

Session Note:
Session transcript download files MS Word (88 KB)

Bringing Teachers and Teaching Artists Together

Broadcast Date:
04/10/2013

Session Facilitators:
Amy Duma & Jeanette McCune, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Session Description:
Successful artist residencies rely on the active involvement of classroom teachers and/or arts specialists working with teaching artists. In this session, we explore ways to ensure the relationship between teachers, arts specialists, and teaching artists gets off to a good start. A discussion of how to establish a strong foundation will center on developing a partnership between the school and arts organization and preparing teaching artists for their roles by offering professional learning geared toward their needs. Two types of residencies will be examined—those focused on the student as learner and those focused on the teacher as learner (sometimes referred to as coaching). This session will explore the major factors that are key to successful artist residencies.

Session Note:
The session transcript can be found here. Supplementary documentation referenced in the presentation can be requested from Asheley McBride at asheley.mcbride@ed.gov.

Storytelling: Fundamental for the Arts, for Arts Integration, and Literacy

Broadcast Date:
03/27/2013

Session Facilitator:
Jane Stenson, Youth, Educators and Storytellers (YES!) Alliance, National Storytelling Network

Session Description:
The oral tradition has enriched and informed our cultures, our manners of communication, and our aesthetic views of the world. Storytelling integrates visual imagery, movement, documentation of expression, and all kinds of languages into fundamental tools for artistic and social expression. This webinar provides: A STORY!; discussion of the significance of helping children develop their story sense and aesthetic voice through storytelling that integrates their thinking, emotions and creativity—particularly as it relates to 21st century skills of creativity, communication, and collaboration emphasized in the Common Core Standards; applications for storytelling to all art forms and particularly to curriculum; and research that validates storytelling’s role in increasing student engagement and skills development in verbal and written expression.

Session Note:
Session content begins at the 0:15 mark of the recording.

What’s in the Library of Congress for the Arts Educator?

Broadcast Date:
03/12/2013

Session Facilitators:
Meg Steele & Earnestine Sweeting, Library of Congress

Session Description:
Attendees will learn how the Library of Congress’ primary sources can be used to support arts education and how primary sources related to the arts can add value to other curriculum areas. Participants will generate ideas for using and adapting this strategy in their own settings. Finally, participants will learn how to access these and more free primary sources and teaching ideas online through loc.gov/teachers and the collections of the Library of Congress.

Session Note:
Due to technical difficulties, there is no audio attached to this recording.

PDAE GPRA Measures and Reporting

Broadcast Date:
02/28/2013

Session Facilitator:
Bethany Howell, Compass Evaluation and Research, Inc.

Session Description:
This technical assistance webinar is designed for newly funded PDAE grantees and will provide an overview of the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA); the PDAE GPRA measures; and instructions for collecting, analyzing, and reporting on those measures. The webinar also will include a demonstration of the customized tools created to assist grantees in their analysis and reporting of GPRA data.

Strengthening Arts Education Through i3 and Promise Neighborhoods Programs

Broadcast Date:
02/14/2013

Session Facilitators:
Doug Herbert (moderator), Kelly Terpak, & Elson Nash, U.S. Department of Education

Session Description:
Learn about ways to strengthen and expand programs through the i3 and Promise Neighborhoods programs. In this webinar, ED staff will discuss general eligibility requirements and priorities under their programs. They will also discuss how current grantees are effectively using funds to integrate quality arts education.

(1) Shakespeare Set Free & (2) Making Smithsonian Resources Come Alive in the Classroom

Broadcast Date:
01/09/2013

(1) Session Facilitators:
Lucretia Anderson & Caitlin Griffin, Folger Shakespeare Library

(1) Session Description:
Join the staff of the country’s leaders in Shakespeare education as they share their many resources for bringing Shakespeare’s language to life in the classroom. Teachers and students all over the world have found value in the Folger’s performance-based teaching methods. Take a tour of Folger Education’s online resources and learn more about the tried-and-true methods Folger Education employs for empowering students to perform Shakespeare.

(1) Session Notes:
Session specific content begins at the 2:35 mark of the recording.
YouTube Links

(1) Shakespeare Steps Out (1:04-2:45 mark)

(2) HS Student Program, Part 1: Midway through the Process

(3) HS Student Program, Part 2: Performance and Student Reaction

(2) Session Facilitators:
Betsy Bowers & Cathryn Kis, Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center

(2) Session Description:
Objects have the power to excite the learning in everyone. Whether or not a student is able to visit the Smithsonian’s vast collection of objects in person, this session intends to inspire participants to consider new ways of making connections to artifacts found online. After participating in this brief overview of object based learning and Smithsonian resources, participants will know how to: access Smithsonian collections and objects, provide a hands-on learning experience to students and encourage students of all ages to make personal connections to the Smithsonian’s collection of artifacts. Participants will gain ideas about how to use objects in ways that will engage their students and build critical thinking skills.

(2) Session Note:
Session specific content begins at the 31:00 mark of the recording.

The Common Core State Standards and Its Implications for the Arts

Broadcast Date:
12/11/2012

Session Facilitators:
Scott Jones (moderator), Arts Education Partnership; Denise Brandenburg, National Endowment for the Arts; Scott Norton, Council of Chief State School Officers; and, Scott Shuler, Connecticut State Department of Education

Session Description:
Since their release in 2010, the Common Core State Standards have been adopted by 46 states and the District of Columbia. Now, as attention shifts from the adoption of the Common Core to implementation, many questions arise regarding how this affects the arts and other core subjects that complete a well-rounded education. What is the status of states’ plans to move the Common Core Standards from the conceptual realm into reality? What impact, if any, has the Common Core initiative had on current efforts to revise the 1994 National Arts Standards? And how can the arts help inform states’ efforts to redesign student assessment and teacher evaluation systems to conform to the new requirements of the Common Core?

Session Note:
Session content begins at the 1:27 mark of the recording.

Arts and the “Art” of Protecting Study Subjects

Broadcast Date:
11/28/2012

Session Facilitator:
Jeffery Rodamar, U.S. Department of Education

Session Description:
This session provides “bare bones” information about Common Rule requirements, discusses the ED protection of human subjects clearance process, and identifies commonly encountered problems and ways to avoid them.


 
Print this page Printable view Bookmark  and Share
Last Modified: 12/17/2013