It seems like this timeframe would fit with conference activities.
Maybe something like this is already being planned for the conference
in Chicago. I certainly think there should be enough interest there.
On 7/19/05, Kimberly Hutts <email@example.com> wrote:
> Dear friends,
> I would like to attend this seminar, but believe that
> there is a minimum group number of 15 before it can be
> scheduled. Would anyone else be interested in signing
> up with me? I have included the seminar information
> provided on the Art Institute's website below. I
> would like to take it as soon as possible. Hope to
> hear back from everyone soon.
> Kimberly Butts
> Classroom Connect Seminar Offered by The Art Institute
> of Chicago:
> Classroom Connect is a seminar available for teachers,
> art volunteers in the classroom, pre-service students,
> and other educators interested in learning how the Art
> Institute can help you to create practical
> applications for the classroom. Classroom Connect is
> conducted throughout the school year. Please schedule
> at least two months in advance. For more information,
> call (312) 443-3719 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
> Fee: $12 per person ($6 per pre-service student)
> Group size:15?150 educators
> 3 CPDUs
> Seminar Structure
> 30 minutes: Introduction to the Teacher Resource
> Center and teacher programs
> Educators get an orientation to the resources and
> programs offered at the Art Institute.
> 1.5 hours: Object-based learning activities in the
> Educators learn how to engage students with works of
> art through gallery activities and group discussion
> led by education staff.
> 45 minutes: Curriculum connections
> In round-table discussions, educators brainstorm ways
> to incorporate specific works of art into their
> classroom curriculua.
> 15 minutes: Wrap-up and evaluation
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