We love what MFTA is doing to help educate about recycling


We love what MFTA is doing to help educate about recycling in a fun and creative way.  We are happy to support your cause.

 

Creative PD for Teachers: 2012 Summer Institutes at MFTA (Win a free course too!)

Materials for the Arts Summer Institute Courses

This summer, learn how items from the recycling bin and free supplies from Materials for the Arts can be creatively reused to make engaging projects for lessons in all content areas. During MFTA’s studio-style courses, teachers focus on developing hands-on lesson plans, aligned with the Arts Blueprint and Common Core standards, which differentiate instruction for their own students.

Schedule:

All courses meet Monday – Saturday from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm at Materials for the Arts on the dates specified below:

July 9 – 14 :: Creative Infusion: Art and Reuse in the Classroom

July 16 – 21 :: Paper: From Pulp to Fiction

July 23 – 28 :: Raw Fibers: The Art of Fabric

July 30 – August 4 :: Project Based Learning: Reuse in ELA

Registration:

Visit http://schools.nyc.gov/teachers/aspdp to enroll for “P” In-service credit through New York City Department of Education After School Professional Development Program.

WIN A FREE COURSE

1. Enroll in a course of your choice (or all four!).

2. Like us on Facebook to be entered to win a FULL scholarship (reimbursement) for the course–including the ASPDP fee!

*Want to increase your chances? Post a picture of yourself in your classroom (no students please!) and a brief note telling us what you love about MFTA or what you’d love to learn from MFTA.

Look below for course information.

Creative Infusion: Art and Reuse in the Classroom

Introductory Course

Learn the basics of differentiating instruction by integrating creative projects into all content areas. With the guidance of MFTA’s master teaching artist, participants will use items from the recycling bin and free supplies from MFTA to engage students in hands-on, standards-aligned classroom projects that can link to literacy, math, science, and social studies.

Classroom Projects: Books, Mosaics, Mobiles & Wind chimes, Musical Instruments, Puppets, Masks, and Costumes

9:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Saturday, July 9-14

3 “P” In-service Credits

Fee: $365

Paper: From Pulp to Fiction

In-depth Paper Study

This course explores the history, production, and uses of paper with connections in social studies, science, math, and language arts. Participants will learn how items from their recycling bins and free supplies from MFTA can be used to create achievable classroom projects that differentiate instruction for all students.

Classroom Projects: Papermaking, Pen-making, Ink-making, Calligraphy, Block Prints, Silkscreen, and Collage

9:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Saturday, July 16 – 21

3 “P” In-service Credits

Fee: $425

Raw Fibers: The Art of Fabric

In-depth Fabric Study

Engage students through the material that literally touches us all: Fabric. Participants will learn to use items from their recycling bins and free supplies from MFTA to create variety of hands-on classroom projects that can be integrated into lessons for math, science, social studies, and literacy.

Classroom Projects: Spinning, Weaving, Fabric Printing, Wax & Glue Batik, and Natural & Synthetic Dye Techniques

9:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Saturday, July 23 – 28

3 “P” In-service Credits

Fee: $425

Project Based Learning: Reuse in English Language Arts

Advanced Course for ELA-integrated Art Projects

Build student success by learning to use items from the recycling bin and free supplies from MFTA for classroom projects and presentations. These projects engage students in meaningful investigations, promote informal academic conversations, and encourage deeper comprehension of texts in ELA and across the curriculum.

Classroom Topics: Multi-media Presentations, Advanced Bookmaking, Music & Literacy, Group & Individual Projects, and Performance & Peer Assessment

9:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Saturday, July 30 – August 4

3 “P” In-service Credits

Fee: $365

Course fees listed above include $125 ASPDP fee.

Visit http://schools.nyc.gov/teachers/aspdp for course information or to register for “P” In-service credits through NYCDOE After School Professional Development Program.

Call MFTA at 718-729-2165 for more information or to audit a course as a noncredit participant.

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