New Arts Inservice Videos, K-12

The Arts in Every Classroom: A Video Library, K-5 (255767)
Four DVDs. This professional development workshop shows classroom teachers and art specialists using the arts in a variety of ways. Teachers featured in these programs include specialists in dance, music, theatre, and visual art, and regular classrooms. Schools use the arts as tools to help students learn science, history, and other subjects; schools with arts specialist teachers; and schools that use a multi-arts approach.

The Arts in Every Classroom: A Workshop for Elementary School Teachers (255766)
Four DVDs. Guided by staff from the Southeast Center for Education in the Arts, teams of teachers, principals, and arts specialists work through a curriculum unit based on multi-arts performance piece by Cirque de Soleil. Classroom footage shows students engaged in the same lessons. Learner team members then begin to design their own arts-based units, and return to their schools to put into practice what they learned.

The Art of Teaching the Arts: A Workshop for High School Teachers (255768)
Four DVDs. This is an eight-part professional development workshop for use by high school dance, music, theatre, and visual art teachers. Seven principles of effective teaching are introduced and then explored in depth. Teachers from arts magnet high schools and comprehensive high schools across the country are shown demonstrating their practice and discussing their goals, methods, and experiences.