EdTA Members-Only Professional Development Webinars Announced for Fall 2019

By EdTA News posted 14 days ago

  

This fall EdTA is continuing to offer live professional development webinars. 

EdTA polled members to learn what topics were most important for them. The survey generated more than 2,000 responses, with requests for technical theatre topics, acting, and directing ranking the highest.

The webinars, which are for EdTA members only, are held twice a month. For questions about any webinar, please contact Education Manager Cory Wilkerson.


Technical Theatre Curriculum Toolkit

Sep 5, 2019 7:30 P.M. Eastern

B.K. Goodman, theatre educator
Join Texas theatre educator B.K. Goodman as he shares his "Tech Theatre Tool Kit" and describes how he built a technical theatre curriculum based around student centered project based learning. Great for anyone wishing to create or invigorate a tech theatre curriculum.

Register in advance for Tech Theatre Toolkit at the following link:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/43efe7fc459bea098c34be5db4a05ad8

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

 

Teaching and Developing Student Stage Managers
Sep 26, 2019 7:30 P.M. Eastern

Cheryl J. Williams, Equity Stage Manager and Theatre Educator

Equity Stage Manager Cheryl Williams demonstrates how to train students in stage management to enrich your curriculum and strengthen your program.  Make school-to-work connections for your students with this step-by-step method of teaching stage management as a standards-based curriculum unit. Suitable for educators wishing to expand their programs or for beginning stage managers.

Register in advance for Teaching and Developing Stage Managers at the following link:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/0ae63e81f1b51bfa66858a512be5123a

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

 

Playmaking in the Drama Classroom
October 10, 2019 7:30 P.M. Eastern

Bethany Nelson, PhD, Emerson College
Assistant Professor, Area Head of Undergraduate Theatre Education, Graduate Program Director of Theatre Education

Playmaking is a great tool for learning in both the drama/theatre classroom and in core subject areas.  Playmaking encourages the integration of subjects and the development of critical and creative thinking in the generation of original performance pieces.  Designed for teachers who are new to creating original plays with students, either in the drama classroom or in core subject classes, this webinar will offer a practical, accessible approach to doing this work with students grades 2-10.  Whether your interest is academic or artistic, Playmaking is a wonderful tool for effective teaching!  Suitable for beginning to advanced educators interested in process drama.

Register in advance for Playmaking in the Drama Classroom at the link below:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/f4fb78eb01aec4cf34538d7d4481ef37

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

   

Devising as Constructivist Teaching Practice
October 24, 2019 7:30 P.M. Eastern
Bethany Nelson, PhD, Emerson College
Assistant Professor, Area Head of Undergraduate Theatre Education, Graduate Program Director of Theatre Education at Emerson College

Whether you are focused on integrating core curriculum into your drama class or drama into your core subject curriculum, Devising/Playmaking is an effective and accessible multi-purpose tool.  Designed for the more seasoned educator, this webinar addresses the theory underlying the practice of Devising, as a constructivist teaching model which incorporates the best of what we know about how children learn, including learning styles, multiple intelligences, project-based learning and social-emotional learning. 

Register in advance for Devising as Constructivist Teaching Practice at the link below:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/67333b5b4e61d71034538d7d4481ef37

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

 

 

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