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Elementary Teachers Share Meaningful and Fun Arts-Integrated Lessons

August 6th, 2012 Comments off

After four full days of learning about art in the Museum’s collection and discovering strategies for discussing and making art, participants of the Art & Language Arts program developed seven original lesson plans—all in a few hours time!

Teachers Get VIP Treatment at the Getty Center

August 2nd, 2012 4 comments

Most Getty Museum staff members have never been to our paintings storage area, but today the participants of the Art & Language Arts (ALA) program got a special behind-the-scenes tour. What a special treat after four intensive days of workshops, tours, art-making, lesson planning, and reading discussions!

Speaking of readings…ALA teachers, please leave a comment that describes a concrete way that you can develop your students’ artistic and perceptual growth (see the list on p. 19 of your reading).

Teachers Explore Playful Activities in Day 3 of the Summer Seminar

August 1st, 2012 4 comments

How can we make learning fun? By cultivating a playful spirit! And we certainly did just that in the third day of the Art & Language Arts Summer Seminar.

If you participated in today’s program, post a comment that describes one way that you can use play in your classroom to enhance student learning.