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Infuse your Visual Arts programs with engaging, creative tasks for 21st Century learning.

About the Event

Join Cathy Hunt in this exciting new workshops and learn how to infuse your Visual Arts programs with engaging, creative tasks for 21st Century learning! iPads are powerful tools but do you know how to integrate digital tasks and mix paint and pixels in your classroom?

These workshops will give you powerful lesson seeds, apps and ideas to fire up your students’ creativity, enhance divergent thinking and improve visual literacy. And you’ll have a lot of fun in this hands-on session where you create and play to learn.

Mixing Digital and Hands-on Tasks for 21st Century Art-Making

Teacher Workshop — Primary Teachers

Who should attend:

  • Any Primary Art teachers, Homeroom or Subject teachers
  • Beginner to intermediate level iPad users

This exciting workshop will deliver the following:

  • Find out how to enhance student creativity
  • Learn how integrate digital tasks and mix paint and pixels in your classroom
  • Effective strategies for creating transformational learning experiences.
  • Understanding the value of content creation and strategies to encourage students to become ‘creators’
  • Developing skills in instructional design using iPads & personal/mobile BYOD for teaching and learning
  • Using technology for engagement, risk-taking and creative confidence
  • Takeaway powerful lesson seeds, apps and ideas to fire up your students’ creativity, enhance divergent thinking and improve visual literacy.

Teachers should bring an iPad to the workshop.

Creating Opportunities for Exploring Creativity with Digital Devices

Teacher Workshop — Secondary Art Teachers

Who should attend:

  • Secondary visual arts teachers or any educator using creative tools
  • Beginner to intermediate level iPad users

Workshop Themes

  • Creativity, divergent thinking & visual literacy in Visual Art (Eisner, Robinson, McIntosh)
  • Using technology for engagement, risk-taking and creative confidence
  • Exploring apps in workflows for transformational teaching & learning
  • Documenting learning & reflecting on processes/decision-making using apps
  • Global connections — Exploring tools to allow students to become part of a global art community as an audience member & contributor
  • Using traditional materials, activities, etc. alongside iPads & mobile devices
  • Understanding the applications, advantages & limitations of apps
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