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Literacy and Arts Integration [clear filter]
Friday, January 15
 

8:30am

Achieving higher literacy levels through the use of the web-based tool Sightreadingfactory.com - SAHS: Room 308
Limited Capacity filling up

Participant will learn how to use the various parameters of the website to instruct students on various literary tools such as comprehension, reading speed/pace and focus skills.


Presenter

Friday January 15, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am
South Aiken High School (Middle School Conference Location) 232 East Pine Log Road, Aiken, SC 29803
  • School Represented Paul Knox Middle
  • Session Length 60 minutes

8:30am

Celebrating Reading through the Arts! - MVHS: Room# 221
Limited Capacity filling up

Celebrate reading through the arts! See how to take a school-wide reading theme and tie it in with academic excellence through the arts. Our monthly reading celebrations are arts integrated explorations of different places around the world. Students celebrate meeting their reading goals while learning about a new place through dance, music, and visual arts. At the end of this session, participants will see how we have expanded student rewards from a simply fun time out of class to an arts integrated, fun-filled learning experience. Participants will be able to use these ideas to celebrate reading at their schools.

Presenter
avatar for Melanie Starks

Melanie Starks

Melanie Starks has been the media specialist at East Aiken School of the Arts since 2010. She is a former middle school language arts teacher. She received a B.S. in Elementary Education from Presbyterian College and M.M.C. and M.L.I.S. from USC.

Co-Presenter

Friday January 15, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented East Aiken School of the Arts
  • Session Length 60 minutes

8:30am

Promoting Literacy through Music Education - AHS: Room # SM112
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is designed for all high school music course offerings including Music Appreciation, Choir, Strings, Guitar and Band. We will discuss and explore teaching methods to aid struggling readers in our classrooms while introducing remedial, intermediate and advanced strategies to meet the needs of these students. Activities will consist of sight-reading techniques, Kodaly Solfege, Music History and Music Terminology to facilitate improved reading literacy in our classrooms.

An opportunity will be provided for the group to break into subgroups to better plan and offer suggestions to take back to their classrooms.


Presenter
CD

Chuck Deen

Chuck is in his thirtieth year of teaching instrumental music During this time he has taught general music, elementary music, music appreciation, chorus, guitar and band.


Friday January 15, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Aiken High School (High School Conference Location) 449 Rutland Dr, Aiken, SC 29801
  • School Represented North Augusta High School
  • Session Length 90 Minutes

9:40am

Celebrating Reading through the Arts! - MVHS: Room# 221
Limited Capacity full

Celebrate reading through the arts! See how to take a school-wide reading theme and tie it in with academic excellence through the arts. Our monthly reading celebrations are arts integrated explorations of different places around the world. Students celebrate meeting their reading goals while learning about a new place through dance, music, and visual arts. At the end of this session, participants will see how we have expanded student rewards from a simply fun time out of class to an arts integrated, fun-filled learning experience. Participants will be able to use these ideas to celebrate reading at their schools.

Presenter
avatar for Melanie Starks

Melanie Starks

Melanie Starks has been the media specialist at East Aiken School of the Arts since 2010. She is a former middle school language arts teacher. She received a B.S. in Elementary Education from Presbyterian College and M.M.C. and M.L.I.S. from USC.

Co-Presenter

Friday January 15, 2016 9:40am - 10:40am
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented East Aiken
  • Session Length 60 minutes

10:20am

Promoting Literacy through Music Education - AHS: Room # SM112
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is designed for all high school music course offerings including Music Appreciation, Choir, Strings, Guitar and Band. We will discuss and explore teaching methods to aid struggling readers in our classrooms while introducing remedial, intermediate and advanced strategies to meet the needs of these students. Activities will consist of sight-reading techniques, Kodaly Solfege, Music History and Music Terminology to facilitate improved reading literacy in our classrooms.

An opportunity will be provided for the group to break into subgroups to better plan and offer suggestions to take back to their classrooms.


Presenter
CD

Chuck Deen

Chuck is in his thirtieth year of teaching instrumental music During this time he has taught general music, elementary music, music appreciation, chorus, guitar and band.


Friday January 15, 2016 10:20am - 11:50am
Aiken High School (High School Conference Location) 449 Rutland Dr, Aiken, SC 29801
  • School Represented North Augusta High School
  • Session Length 90 Minutes

10:50am

Bringing Literacy To Life through the Arts - MVHS: Room# 224
Limited Capacity full

When literacy is combined with the arts, engagement is high, and the sky is the limit! In this session, participants will be given various strategies to present reading, writing, and social studies content to students through arts integration.This session provides teachers with rigorous lessons that incorporate state standards and critical thinking skills with extraordinary visual art projects, and classroom ready arts integration strategies and resources. At the end of this session, participants will be able to provide students with quality vocabulary instruction, engaging literature that encourages critical thinking skills, and project based learning methods.

Presenter
avatar for Shannon Green

Shannon Green

Fifth Grade Teacher, East Aiken School of the Arts
Mrs. Green obtained her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from the University of South Carolina-Aiken in 2003 as an honor's program graduate, and has been teaching for 16 years. She is GT endorsed, and has experience in third, fourth, and fifth grade. She is an advocate for... Read More →



Friday January 15, 2016 10:50am - 11:50am
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented East Aiken School of the Arts
  • Session Length 60 Minutes

10:50am

The Pen and the Paintbrush: Teaching Literacy Through Art Analysis - AHS: Room# B13
Limited Capacity seats available

Teachers in content areas other than the arts often avoid analyzing art. Perhaps they enjoy art but are unaware of how to look at art analytically. The following training will combine literacy and art by using Aristotle's rhetorical triangle to teach art and literary analysis. Rhetoric, usually used in the AP Language and Composition classroom and other English classes, can be used across content areas and at any level to teach visual, oral, written and reading literacy. Art, as a visual representation of an argument, is a unique way to increase interest in literary analysis. We will look at art through the lens of audience, subject, speaker, purpose, genre and .tone. A variety of examples of well-known art will be analyzed and paired with traditional and creative writing opportunities. Content area teachers will be encouraged to explore how science, history, English, math, and foreign language can explore art and teach rhetorical analysis and increase literacy along the way.

Presenter
FP

Francesca Pataro

Francesca Pataro is an English teacher at Aiken High School where she has taught visual analysis in her English classes for several years.  She has found that students' interest in literature and reading can be increased by looking at the visual world first.  Mabry MacGregor... Read More →

Co-Presenter

Friday January 15, 2016 10:50am - 11:50am
Aiken High School (High School Conference Location) 449 Rutland Dr, Aiken, SC 29801
  • School Represented Aiken High School
  • Session Length 60 minutes

10:50am

Celebrating Reading through the Arts! - MVHS: Room# 221
Limited Capacity full

Celebrate reading through the arts! See how to take a school-wide reading theme and tie it in with academic excellence through the arts. Our monthly reading celebrations are arts integrated explorations of different places around the world. Students celebrate meeting their reading goals while learning about a new place through dance, music, and visual arts. At the end of this session, participants will see how we have expanded student rewards from a simply fun time out of class to an arts integrated, fun-filled learning experience. Participants will be able to use these ideas to celebrate reading at their schools.

Presenter
avatar for Melanie Starks

Melanie Starks

Melanie Starks has been the media specialist at East Aiken School of the Arts since 2010. She is a former middle school language arts teacher. She received a B.S. in Elementary Education from Presbyterian College and M.M.C. and M.L.I.S. from USC.

Co-Presenter

Friday January 15, 2016 10:50am - 11:50am
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented East Aiken Elementary
  • Session Length 60 minutes

1:00pm

Literacy Strategies in the Music Classroom SAHS: Room# 324
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is geared toward middle school music teachers. We will discuss strategies on improving literacy within our content area. For the second half of the session we will break out into two groups, one for instrumental teachers and one for choral and general music teachers, to discuss practical applications of reading strategies in music.

Presenter
JP

Jaime Powell

Band Director


Friday January 15, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
South Aiken High School (Middle School Conference Location) 232 East Pine Log Road, Aiken, SC 29803
  • School Represented North Augusta Middle
  • Session Length 60 minutes

1:00pm

The Pen and the Paintbrush: Teaching Literacy Through Art Analysis - AHS: Room# B13
Limited Capacity filling up

Teachers in content areas other than the arts often avoid analyzing art. Perhaps they enjoy art but are unaware of how to look at art analytically. The following training will combine literacy and art by using Aristotle's rhetorical triangle to teach art and literary analysis. Rhetoric, usually used in the AP Language and Composition classroom and other English classes, can be used across content areas and at any level to teach visual, oral, written and reading literacy. Art, as a visual representation of an argument, is a unique way to increase interest in literary analysis. We will look at art through the lens of audience, subject, speaker, purpose, genre and .tone. A variety of examples of well-known art will be analyzed and paired with traditional and creative writing opportunities. Content area teachers will be encouraged to explore how science, history, English, math, and foreign language can explore art and teach rhetorical analysis and increase literacy along the way.

Presenter
FP

Francesca Pataro

Francesca Pataro is an English teacher at Aiken High School where she has taught visual analysis in her English classes for several years.  She has found that students' interest in literature and reading can be increased by looking at the visual world first.  Mabry MacGregor... Read More →

Co-Presenter

Friday January 15, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Aiken High School (High School Conference Location) 449 Rutland Dr, Aiken, SC 29801
  • School Represented Aiken High School
  • Session Length 60 minutes

2:10pm

Literacy Strategies in the Music Classroom- SAHS: Room# 324
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is geared toward middle school music teachers. We will discuss strategies on improving literacy within our content area. For the second half of the session we will break out into two groups, one for instrumental teachers and one for choral and general music teachers, to discuss practical applications of reading strategies in music.

Presenter
JP

Jaime Powell

Band Director



Friday January 15, 2016 2:10pm - 3:10pm
South Aiken High School (Middle School Conference Location) 232 East Pine Log Road, Aiken, SC 29803
  • School Represented North Augusta Middle
  • Session Length 60 minutes

2:10pm

The Pen and the Paintbrush: Teaching Literacy Through Art Analysis - AHS: Room# B13
Limited Capacity seats available

Teachers in content areas other than the arts often avoid analyzing art. Perhaps they enjoy art but are unaware of how to look at art analytically. The following training will combine literacy and art by using Aristotle's rhetorical triangle to teach art and literary analysis. Rhetoric, usually used in the AP Language and Composition classroom and other English classes, can be used across content areas and at any level to teach visual, oral, written and reading literacy. Art, as a visual representation of an argument, is a unique way to increase interest in literary analysis. We will look at art through the lens of audience, subject, speaker, purpose, genre and .tone. A variety of examples of well-known art will be analyzed and paired with traditional and creative writing opportunities. Content area teachers will be encouraged to explore how science, history, English, math, and foreign language can explore art and teach rhetorical analysis and increase literacy along the way.

Presenter
FP

Francesca Pataro

Francesca Pataro is an English teacher at Aiken High School where she has taught visual analysis in her English classes for several years.  She has found that students' interest in literature and reading can be increased by looking at the visual world first.  Mabry MacGregor... Read More →

Co-Presenter

Friday January 15, 2016 2:10pm - 3:10pm
Aiken High School (High School Conference Location) 449 Rutland Dr, Aiken, SC 29801
  • School Represented Aiken High
  • Session Length 60 Minutes

2:10pm

Theater and Literacy - SAHS: Room# 210
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will present the benefits of arts integration, explore drama techniques that focus on skills in reading and language arts, and provide lesson ideas that include drama and literacy. At the end of this session, participants will be able to incorporate theater techniques into classroom lessons to enhance student engagement and achievement.

Presenter
CS

Christian Sturgis-Edwards

Christian Sturgis-Edwards is the theater teacher at East Aiken School of the Arts and has been teaching theater for 9 years across South Carolina. She is an advocate of arts integration and has a passion for sharing the art of theater with her students.



Friday January 15, 2016 2:10pm - 3:10pm
South Aiken High School (Middle School Conference Location) 232 East Pine Log Road, Aiken, SC 29803
  • School Represented East Aiken School of the Arts
  • Session Length 60 minutes

3:15pm

Theater and Literacy - SAHS: Room# 210
Limited Capacity full

This session will present the benefits of arts integration, explore drama techniques that focus on skills in reading and language arts, and provide lesson ideas that include drama and literacy. At the end of this session, participants will be able to incorporate theater techniques into classroom lessons to enhance student engagement and achievement.

Presenter
CS

Christian Sturgis-Edwards

Christian Sturgis-Edwards is the theater teacher at East Aiken School of the Arts and has been teaching theater for 9 years across South Carolina. She is an advocate of arts integration and has a passion for sharing the art of theater with her students.



Friday January 15, 2016 3:15pm - 4:15pm
South Aiken High School (Middle School Conference Location) 232 East Pine Log Road, Aiken, SC 29803
  • School Represented East Aiken School of the Arts
  • Session Length 60 minutes