Learn to bring literacy to life using shadow puppetry during this hands-on workshop with Joy Suarez at Materials for the Arts. Using items from the recycling bin and free supplies from MFTA, participants will learn techniques to create a variety of shadow puppets and set pieces to enhance their students’ comprehension of ELA texts and engage students in creative classroom projects. Participants will gain tools to bring performance assessment to their classroom as well as creative methods to integrate learning standards, including the Common Core for ELA, into their lessons. Fee: $45.
This workshop for the Chancellor’s Conference Day meets Thursday, June 7, 2012 from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm at Materials for the Arts, 33-00 Northern Boulevard, Long Island City, Queens, NY 11101. To learn more and register click here or call 718-729-2165.