Category Archives: Arts Education

Learners in Context Reflection 2

We have reached the half-way point to our course Learners in Context and already covered a significant amount of material regarding biological and cognitive development. Between our two texts, including Child and Adolescent Development for Educators by Pressley & McCormick … Continue reading

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Cross-Disciplinary Computational Thinking Notes

We explored Cross-Disciplinary Computational Thinking in our EDTC 6432 Computer Authoring Class with David Wicks and Kim Oakley. Through a goggle online forum, we used CT thinking and applied it to our subject area. We completed the course with a lesson plan that … Continue reading

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Multi-Arts Education Lesson + Computational Thinking

Theatre Arts Lesson: Writing a play based on a painting Lesson plan briefs Core subject(s)  Theatre, Art Subject Area(s)  Creative Writing, Performance, Set Design & Construction Suggested Age   5th – 7th grade Prerequisites      Understanding script analysis and character development Lesson … Continue reading

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Coggle Mind-Maps

I used Coggle for the first time and loved it! Mind-mapping is one of my happy places. In fact, it might even be a requirement for all Theatre majors to enjoy mind-mapping. That’s how almost every one of our productions … Continue reading

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Coding 101

This was my first crack at coding! My husband is in school right now as well and in a Computer Science class at the UW. He asked me if I was using Java or some other fancy program and then … Continue reading

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Let’s Do This.

My name is Anna-Lisa and I’m beginning my two year journey of the Masters in Teaching program at SPU.  I hope to come out on the other end as a qualified teacher of both Theatre and Visual Arts in a … Continue reading

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Arts Education is Instrumental in Teaching Exceptional Students

Literature Review EDSP 6644 I have really enjoyed my first class at SPU entitled Educating Exceptional Students with Jorge Preciado. This paper completes one of my first two classes towards the Masters in Teaching Certificate program. In EDSP 6644 (Educating … Continue reading

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