Hawkswood Staff to Present at Closing the Gap Conference 2017

Closing the Gap Conference BlurbHawkswood School’s Monique Pica and Lori Marshall will be presenting at the upcoming Closing the Gap 2017 Conference in Minneapolis.

Their presentation, titled “A Collaborative Approach to Fine Arts and Therapies Within the Classroom,” will offer examples of the collaboration model and ways it is used throughout the school. They will show examples of how the collaborative model is employed in a variety of areas, including library, holiday bazaar, media, yearbook and in the classroom. Video examples will be utilized to aid in supporting the discussion. The videos will show lessons using assistive technology tools and software, including but not limited to, Smart Board, Final Cut Pro, iPad, Photoshop, Garageband, iMovie, Green Screen, GoPro and SLR Cameras. Video examples will demonstrate students creating their own documentary and a variety of other video productions. A list of resources will be provided, as well as written examples of lesson plans demonstrated in videos.

Monique and Lori will present on Friday, October 20, 2017, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Closing the Gap provides information, resources and professional development opportunities for educators.

Visit the Closing the Gap 2017 Conference page for more information and to register.


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