MARTIN, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee at Martin Department of Visual and Theatre Arts will host its third-annual in-service workshops for K-12 art, dance and theatre teachers from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Sept. 29, in the Fine Arts Building on the main campus. The workshop has 60 spaces available on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no cost to attend.
Interested teachers of K-12 art, dance and theatre must reserve a seat by Sept. 24 and indicate first and second-choice workshops in each session. Placements are taken on a first-come, first-served basis.
Attendees will sign in beginning at 9 a.m. Workshop session A begins at 9:30 and includes discussions on best practices in the K-5 classroom; monoprints and drawing; online instructional technology in art teaching, grades 6-12; voice and movement methods in theatre; abstraction; and printmaking on clay.
Session B will begin at 11 a.m. and features workshops on best practices in the 6-12 classroom; new Tennessee dance standard domains; monoprints and drawing; kente cloth for elementary students; basket weaving; and clay sculpture.
Lunch will start at 12:20 p.m. with session C workshops following at 1. This session includes discussions of digital images, devices and opportunities; basket weaving; abstraction; and group movement and rhythm-based dance in theatre.
Interested educators must send their names and contact information, along with workshop preferences, to Dr. Carol Eckert, professor of art, at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on individual sessions, contact the UT Martin Office of Visual and Theatre Arts at 731-881-7400.