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Teacher Workshop: Storytelling and Balanced Literacy

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Synopsis: Registration is open for two Teacher Workshops in December.
Start Time: Friday, December 12, 2014 9:00 AM
End Time: Friday, December 12, 2014 3:00 PM
Location: Voorhees Hall Incl Zimmerli Art Museum
Address: 71 Hamilton Street
Campus: College Avenue
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: $50
Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers
Category: Workshop, Course
Web Site: http://www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu/k-12-educators-schools/programs-pre-k-12-educators-and-students#Teacher%20Workshops
Contact Name: Education Dept
Contact Email: press@zimmerli.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7237
Special Criteria: Registration Required
Additional Information: Friday, December 5: Writing and the Visual Arts with Alfredo Franco, Director of Education from the Delaware Art Museum and Rutgers Creative Writing Professor, the session explores the interconnection of these two disciplines. Teachers explore how to use art images to generate fiction, poetry, and descriptive writing in their classrooms. Friday, December 12: Storytelling and Balanced Literacy sets forth teaching strategies for creating reading and writing curricula. Storyteller Gerald Fierst examines how orality functions as the gateway to literacy. Each session takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and addresses corresponding Core Curriculum Standards. The fee for each class is $50 per participant, which includes continental breakfast, lunch, and supplies. Attendees also receive six professional development credit hours for each session. For complete descriptions and to register, visit bit.ly/ZAMTeachers.
Target Audience: Researchers,  Visitors,  Commuters,  Donors & Supporters,  Graduate Students,  Prospective Students,  Faculty,  Staff,  Alumni,  General Public