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    [November 3, 2021 | 7pm ET] Presenting is one of the four processes (Creating, Presenting, Responding, Connecting) in the National Core Arts Standards and is described as “interpreting and sharing artistic work.” Exhibiting student artwork is an extremely important and exciting part of the artmaking process. For visual arts educators, however, exhibitions can be overwhelming and intimidating—especially with the new demands of our changing world. Join us to learn fresh ideas for creating successful exhibits that are easier for you and even more rewarding and engaging for your learners and your community.

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    [October 6, 2021 | 7pm ET] Three White members of an educator collective, formed around antiracist education and critical Whiteness studies, share their experiences and insight. “As a group, we talk, think, create, and denaturalize the ways that we are educated by and through whiteness—within our group and with others in our institutions and fields of practice. We have a shared commitment to doing this work with each other as a durational practice that allows us to create collaborative projects, revisit ideas, and hold each other accountable over time. We call ourselves ‘Not a Toolkit’ as a way of troubleshooting the one-off training, the objective-driven and quick-fix workshop, and the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) professional development model aimed at checking off boxes and responding to urgent news cycles around racist violence. Rooted in long-term, embodied, sloggy, and uncomfortable engagements with Whiteness, we will describe a messy history of doing this work and offer creative prompts for thinking with, through, and against Whiteness within each of our specific, non-replicable classroom communities.”

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    [September 1, 2021 | 7pm ET] Maximize your classroom management by working smarter, not harder! Explore virtual, hybrid, and face-to-face best practices, including adapting traditional classroom management to a hybrid model or learning new ways to create authentic, lasting relationships. Discover digital teaching tools to further your practice, both on- and offline. You’ll also learn how to create a positive and safe learning environment in your face-to-face classroom to bolster student ownership and engagement. Additionally, easy ways to utilize group contingency protocols to maximize your instructional time and overall efficiency will be shared.

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    [August 4, 2021 | 7pm ET] It has been a year since we shifted our professional practice from the physical art room to hybrid and virtual learning. The dust has settled, but the challenges of engaging students with and without dis/abilities still remain. Join special education art educator Christopher Hall as he shares practical strategies developed during the pandemic to engage students with dis/abilities in the hybrid and online art room—all of which can be implemented NOW! Gain innovative and practical strategies for creating the optimal learning environment for students with and without dis/abilities in inclusive as well as self-contained classrooms. You’ll also come away with creative solutions for engaging students in artmaking with minimal art supplies via in-person, hybrid, and remote learning models.

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    [July 7, 2021 | 7pm ET] How has this pandemic changed the future of art education? What should our pathway to educational recovery look like? What lessons have we learned that we will carry with us? Join a high school art educator, visual arts supervisor, and college professor as we discuss how we can draw from our experiences during this unique time to chart a new course for the future.

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    [June 23, 2021 | 7pm ET] Visual note taking is a fun and easy way to transform the way you see—and capture—the world around you! This technique combines words and pictures together into more visually rich notes. Those who practice visual note taking end up looking more closely at the world, listening more carefully, and retaining more of what they see and hear than with writing words alone.

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    [May 12, 2021 | 7pm ET] Learn how veteran secondary art educator Josh Drews! has integrated the four artistic processes of creating, presenting, responding, and connecting from the National Visual Arts Standards to create and sustain a student-centered learning program. His program meets the needs of all learners through sequential courses and encourages students to create work that is meaningful, inspiring discovery and creativity.

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    [April 14, 2021 | 7pm ET] Join Benjamin Tellie and Jessie Nathans as they share projects from their middle school art and design curricula and how they collaborate in order to design art projects that infuse social–emotional learning and autobiography. Learn ways in which they work toward the development of artistic skill, dialogue, reflection, and creative confidence with their middle school students. Important suggestions and strategies will be shared for art curriculum development using the National Core Arts Standards that relate to the artistic processes of Creating; Performing, Producing, and Presenting; Responding; and Connecting. Nathans and Tellie have been collaboratively teaching professional community art and wellness workshops, giving national NAEA presentations, and creating art and design projects for their art classrooms since 2010 and together bring over 25 years of teaching experience in the visual arts.

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    [March 24, 2021 | 7pm ET] Veteran elementary art educator Jennifer Dahl teaches nearly 800 K-5 students. This is no easy task, but she is going to share her methods of making it a success while meeting the NCCAS standards and assessing student work. Dahl will share quick and easy steps to applying the standards and her go-to lessons that reach standards and students! Dive into a toolbox full of standards-based lessons and the assessments that go with them.

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    [February 17, 2021 | 7pm ET] As art educators we are the inclusion pioneers, as we have always welcomed all students into the art room. This can be a daunting task, and we can feel isolated—but we are not alone! During this webinar we will unleash the power of collaboration as a tool to assist us in succeeding for all our students in our daily practice. Together, we will examine the role of intervention specialists, paraeducators, and families. We will also take a look at the variety of support materials and organizations ready to assist us in collaboration.