Published on February 6, 2014
Teaching the Teachers Designing and Promoting Your Classes & Workshops as part of the Integrated Learning Specialist Program (ILSP) and Beyond Presentation by Lynn Johnson, Director of Membership & Programs, Teaching Artists Guild February 6, 2014, Alameda County Office of Education, Hayward, CA
What is the Integrated Learning Specialist Program (ILSP)? The ILSP prepares K-12 teachers, teaching artists, and administrators to effectively plan and deliver deep, meaningful, and engaging student learning across all subject areas through arts centered learning, performance-based assessments, and collaborative curriculum design.
How does the ILSP work? • CEU’s through Mills College 3 Core Courses ILSP Certificate Course B: Ongoing 30 Hours Assessment Electives • Graduate Units through Lesley University • ILSP Apprentice Trainings
Ongoing Learning Leadership Groups Summer Institute Leadership Retreats
The Growth of ILSP • East Bay (Oakland) • San Francisco • Contra Costa (Concord) Upcoming: • Marin • Solano • Sonoma
ILSP Electives Learning beyond the Core Courses 30 hours of total instruction (minimum 6 hours per course) for deep, meaningful engagement Take courses from the community Participants decide based on criteria
Arts Immersion Playground Stretch your current understanding and skills Hands-on/embodied instruction Visual, performing, literary, media/digital Taught by professional artist 6 hours, an immersive experience Intentional with beginning, middle, and end For a deeper exploration into your relationship with art-making
Equity and Social Justice Critically evaluates and deepens you understanding Self-reflective processes Taught by qualified academic, professional, or organization 6 hours, an immersive experience Intentional with beginning, middle, and end For a deeper exploration into how issues of race, gender, class affect you & your teaching practice
Creative Inquiry Stretch your current understanding of teaching/learning frameworks Common Core/ELA/STEM Taught by qualified academic, professional, or organization 6 hours, an immersive experience Intentional with beginning, middle, and end For a deeper exploration into a diversity of learning frameworks
Reflection & Reporting One per course Signature of the Instructor 6 hours = 1 CEU Reflect on your experience What you learned How you changed How did it deepen your ILSP experience?
Setting Up & Promoting Your Course To ILSP Participants & Beyond
Setting up your Class Space Taking Registrations What space is already available to you? Website/Blog Where might you borrow, barter, or squat? PayPal, Square Getting hired by/partnering with folks who lead classes (Park Districts, Adult Ed, Arts Orgs, etc.) Formstack, Wufoo Space Rental (bayareaspaces.org Eventbrite Constant Contact, MailChimp
Promoting Your Course 1.Create a catchy title 2.Clearly state what folks will get/learn/do and how they’ll change 3.Make it easy for folks to register 4.Share, and keep sharing in multiple ways 5.Be creative. Be playful. Be yourself.
Post to TAG Website Make sure to select “ILSP Elective”
Post to Art is Education Website Make sure to select “ILSP Elective”
Social Media Links Facebook: Art is Education, Teaching Artists Guild Twitter #ILSP: @artised, @teachingartists LinkedIn: Teaching Artists Guild (Group)
Keep in Touch Teaching Artists Guild Lynn Johnson Director of Membership & Programs www.teachingartistsguild.org firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
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