Enchanted Circle Theater Enchanted Circle Theater

Working with Water: From STEM to STEAM

ENCHANTED CIRCLE THEATER &
HITCHCOCK CENTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT present:
Working with Water:
From STEM to STEAM:

A Science and Arts Integration Program for Educators

Saturdays, October 4th & 18th, 2014    9am – 3pm

Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center
100 Bigelow Street, Holyoke, MA 01040

Join us for an engaging, rigorous, and fun professional development program designed to inspire you and your students about working with water on your school grounds.

Learn to engage your students in science inquiry through field investigation, creative literacy, and arts integration methods. Get Inspired! Enliven Your Curriculum!

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES:

Participants will learn how to:

  • Enhance their students’ creative and critical thinking skills through arts integrated teaching methods that bring science curriculum to life.
  • Incorporate site-based field investigations on their school grounds.
  • Create arts and science integrated lesson plans tailored to their classroom and aligned with Next Generation Science Standards.
  • Be a part of a creative learning community.

DETAILS:

  • 12 PDPs available.
  • Activities are applicable to students of all ages.
  • Participants receive classroom-ready handouts.
  • $100 tuition includes lunch.

Facilitated by Priscilla Kane Hellweg, Executive Artistic Director of Enchanted Circle Theater, Ted Watt, Environmental Educator/Naturalist at the Hitchcock Center for the Environment, and Carol Berner, Smith College Department of Education and Child Study, and Regional Coordinator of River of Words, an international environmental literacy program.

For information or to register, contact:
Enchanted Circle Theater
Terre Parker, Special Projects Coordinator
terre@enchantedcircletheater.com 413-534-3789

Registration Deadline September 15th, 2014

“Learning in the arts not only impacts how young people learn to think, but also how they feel and behave…Involvement with the arts should be a basic part of their learning experiences…Enchanted Circle Theater brings high quality arts education experiences to students [and] trains classroom teachers to use the arts in their day-to-day teaching.” ~  Dr. Helen L. Gibson, Retired Director of Science, Technology, Health and Physical Education for the Holyoke Public Schools

This program was made possible through a grant from The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts and is sponsored in part by  the Massachusetts Cultural Council.