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Fall Teacher Workshop

THE INTERSECTION OF ART + MATH

Instructor: Mari Atkinson

Dates: Friday & Saturday, November 3 & 4, Fri. 5-8:30pm/Sat. 9am-5pm

Class fee: $70 + $5 Schack processing fee

The Intersection of Art + Math will explore the connection between visual art and mathematics. Through art-based activities, participants will explore a variety of techniques to deepen their understanding of the art + math relationship. 

Designed for the generalist teacher, this ten-hour workshop focuses on engaging K-8 students in creative thinking, introducing and reinforcing various math concepts, and hands-on experiences for applying math principles to create artwork.

  • Standards-based activities will increase participants' understanding of the meaningful connections to the Math Common Core State Standards found throughout the NCAS Anchor Standards - creating, connecting, responding and presenting.
  • Intensive hands-on break-out sessions will be presented by experienced artists and learning specialists.
  • Keynote speaker Beverly Harding Buehler, Director of Arts Education for Arts Impact, will present "Arts Infused Math: Creating Common Ground" on Friday evening.
  • Assessment strategies will be discussed and all activities are designed to be class-time efficient.

Available for SPU credit/clock hours or Everett SD clock hours. 

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Art Docent Fair

EXPLORING MATH INSPIRED ART THROUGH ARTISTS STUDENTS SHOULD KNOW

Presented by the Schack Art Center Education Committee

Come and see artists in action. Learn art projects you can do in the classroom with students. Six options will be offered and from those, participants will choose 4 of the 6 choices to attend. Each instructor will focus on a different artist whose work was influenced by math concepts while integrating the elements of art.

Five sessions will focus on a different Artist Students Should Know while discussing the art elements utilized: Leonardo da Vinci, M.C. Escher, George Hart, Piet Mondrian & Faith Ringgold

Session Six: How To Present a Work of Art

Saturday, November 18, 8:45am-12:15pm

$20 per person OR $100 per school (up to 10 packets/school - For schools having more than 10 people attending, packets will need to be shared.)

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Spring Teacher Workshop

Art How2s 2018 Part 2: ADDING THE "A" TO STEM

Instructors: Jody Cain & Mari Atkinson

April 18, 25, May 2, & May 9, 6-8:30 pm

Class fee: $75 ($70 + $5 Schack processing fee)

This series of workshops will highlight the value of fostering creativity in the context of STEM content areas by featuring newly adopted WA State National Core Arts Standards. Participants will learn ways to teach idea generation, design, problem-solving, and critical thinking for meaningful collaboration and reflection, in your classroom.

Series offered for SPU credit/clock hours or Everett SD clock hours.

The content of this series will not be a repeat of the 2017 Art How2s; no prerequisite required. 

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