Children’s Literature and the Arts!

April 5, 2015

A Graduate Course




IMG_1262Need recertification credits?  Here’s a great class that integrates quality children’s literature by incorporating the arts! Geared for teachers of Pre-K to grade 6, this course is being offered through the New England Institute for Teacher Education starting Friday (4-8pm)/Saturday (8-4pm) April 10 and 11 in Portland. For more information, click here for the short video and information on the website.

Come find out how to use visual art, music, drama, choral reading, poetry, storytelling and movement in your literacy classes — you will learn a lot and leave with many  ideas, strategies and resources you can use right away to engage and inspire your students.  And you will learn about the many different genres in children’s literature, and how to ensure quality, multi-cultural books are available to ALL students in your classroom library.  Participants in this class when offered in the past include classroom teachers, art and music teachers, librarians, guidance counselors, and special educators.

There’s still room in the class!  New England Institute for Teacher Education will work with you if you need to process a purchase order with your school. So come by yourself or bring a colleague – New England Institute has had some great teams take this course and the teacher-friendly schedules make this do-able, relevant and fun!  To Register, visit the website.

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