Creating Collaborative Art Programs for Children, Families, and Caregivers Workshop

Creating Collaborative Art Programs for Children, Families, and Caregivers Workshop

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$65.00
Item Number:
1541-9461
Date: 
Day:  January 22, 2020
Time:  3:30pm to 5:00pm EST
Delivery Method: 
Live
Duration: 
90 minutes
Publisher: 
ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions
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Creating Collaborative Art Programs for Children, Families, and Caregivers Workshop
A 90-minute workshop, Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 3:30pm Eastern/2:30 Central/1:30 Mountain/12:30 Pacific

The ability to run a children’s art program is an important skill for library employees. Collaborative programs engage children physically, cognitively, and creatively and provide an opportunity for them to bond with one another and their caregivers. This workshop provides the theoretical and practical information needed to develop programs where participants work and create art together. 

Children’s librarian Katherine Hickey and art educator Heather White equip participants with the knowledge, ideas, skills, and methodological theories necessary to successfully create collaborative art projects with children that can be displayed in the library. Participants will learn how guiding principles inspired by the Reggio Emilia Approach can elevate the quality of a collaborative art project.
 

After participating in this workshop, you will:

  • Understand the Reggio Emilia Approach and its relevance to libraries.
  • Be equipped with language, empirically based research, and arguments to justify collaborative art projects in the library.
  • Have 6 unique, open-ended, and process-oriented art projects to lead with children. 
     

While completing your purchase, fill in the name and e-mail address of the participant who will sign in to the event by clicking the "Attendees" button to the right of the item in your cart. This individual will receive an e-mail from WebEx confirming registration before the event begins. Attendees should add messenger@webex.com to their approved email sender list, so they can ensure that they receive the automatic notifications.

Registrants, even if they miss the live session, are given access to an archive of the event for a period of 3 months from the date of the live session. The archive can be viewed at any time during this 3-month timeframe. The archive contains a video representation of the event, which includes all chat, audio, and visual material. In order to receive the archive information, please follow the instructions received upon purchase to confirm your registration in WebEx.

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Katherine Hickey

Katherine Hickey works as a Children’s Librarian in Oklahoma City. She earned an M.S. in Human Development in 2014 from Virginia Tech and an MLIS in 2016 from the University of Oklahoma.

Heather White

Heather White is a museum educator and art teacher in Oklahoma City. She has worked in arts education for over ten years and holds an M.A. in Art Education and an M.A. in Art History from the University of North Texas. Heather designs and leads art making workshops for children and families for the Metropolitan Library System in Oklahoma City.

If you have any questions about this eCourse, please contact us at elsmarketing@ala.org.

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