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Workshop Resources

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Sue Barre; Waterville Junior and Senior High Schools Music

Workshop: Maine Learning Results: Guiding your Ensemble Curriculum

This workshop will encourage the participant to look beyond the concert to developing life-long arts producers and consumers in the ensemble setting. Suggestions to meet each of the Maine Learning Results and tools for assessment will be shared. Grade 6-12  

Bill Buzza; Edward Little High School Music 

Workshop: Monitoring Arts Students' Progress in Meeting Graduation Standards

This workshop will guide participants in the task of unpacking an arts standard to provide clear tasks that students understand. The unpacked standard will then be used to create a capacity matrix to identify and monitor individual student proficiency in meeting the standards for high school graduation. Strategies of using assessments in a formative way to guide student learning will be shared. Grades 9-12  

Suzanne Goulet; Waterville Senior High School Visual Arts

Workshop: Guerilla Advocacy - Embracing shameless promotion on behalf of students and Arts programs

This workshop is designed to help educators overcome professional humbleness. Explore strategies used to communicate the quality of teaching and learning that is a unique element of your studio/rehearsal/classroom. Participants are encouraged to bring a pen drive and a device to access the internet. Grades PK-12 All Arts   

Gloria Hewett; Mount View Middle School Visual Arts

Workshop:Working Backwards from a Great Art Lesson to Standards and Assessments

In this workshop participants will see how one art teacher starts with a great art lesson, finds connections to the Maine Learning Results standards and then creates assessments to provide evidence for meeting those standards. Participants will have the opportunity to start with one of their own great art lessons and follow the same process of connecting MLR standards to the lesson and assessments. Participants will understand how to unpack a standard and how to match an assessment to that standard. Grades 6-8  

Lisa Ingraham: Madison Elementary School Visual Arts

Workshop: Stick Figures and Finder Painting-Dispelling myths about elementary art programs 

This workshop will focus on the connection between assessment and communication to inform all stakeholders - students, parents, administrators, and communities - about the learning experiences that take place in an elementary art program. Participants will take away strategies for assessing proficiency in  achieving MLR standards, and how to share this information in a variety of creative ways. Grades PK- 2 (for older students too)  

Beth Lambert; Carrabec High School Performing Arts

Workshop; Assessing Student Performance in Your Classroom

In an effort to create more engaging classrooms many teachers are incorporating performanceinto their classrooms. In this workshop we will explore how to effectively design and assess these performances according to the theater standards. Grades 6-12  

Leah Olson;

Ellsworth High School Visual Arts 

Workshop: Progressive Assessments and Creativity

Explore progressive rubrics that build upon each other from "developing" to "exemplary". We will also investigate practiced rubrics and checklists from specific to general. These templates will be used in a grade level activity to assess student work. Participants will examine student works of art in grade level groups and share insights with assessing creativity. Grades 6-12


Jane Snider; Hancock Grammar and Lamoine Consolidated Schools Visual Arts

Workshop: Empowering Students Through Assessment Techniques and Strategies 

"What did I get and How did I do?" Participants will explore and analyze how involving students in the assessment process (from planning, choosing criteria and selecting various assessments) can empower them in their art experience. This workshop will introduce participants to The Studio Habits of Mind as a guide to creating formative and summative assessments. Students can become the advocates of their art programs through understanding the standards and assessments. Grades 5-12  

Alice Sullivan; Princeton/Woodland Elementary School Music

Workshop: From Real To Report Time

Developing a Meaningful Assessment System. This workshop will focus on techniques for the elementary music classroom that make developing rubrics, gathering student assessments and organizing reports cards a manageable tasks. Sample rubrics and report cards will be presented. Participants are encouraged to bring their own rubrics and/or report cards to share with the group. Grades 1-8  

Shannon Westphal; Ellsworth High School Visual Art

Workshop: Digital Portfolios: Organizing curriculum and student work to show growth ad proficiency

Learn about Evernote, a digital notebook that allows online file sharing to organize student work, documents proficiency, and allows teachers to share documents with students. This workshop is relevant to all arts teachers, visual and performing. Grades 3-12   

Andrea Wollstadt;

Biddeford Intermediate School Music

Workshop: Gifted and Talented in Music Education 

Explore strategies for identifying students as gifted and talented in music.Participants will discuss issues around what to assess, how, when, and common pitfalls in assessing large numbers of students. Grades K-12  

Rebecca Wright; Ellsworth High School Theater 

Workshop: "All The World's A Stage"

As we move to standards based grading, how do we ensure that we are able to assess student work outside of the classroom? Particularly in the visual/preforming arts students may be meeting standards out in the world at large. This workshop seeks to explore internships and contracts with students for standards met outside the classroom via performance,apprenticeships, private study, etc.  Grades 9-12  


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