Arts Webinars

As we enter the new educational landscape of distance learning, RCOE VAPA will be offering arts content webinars for teachers and administrators. We will open with webinars dedicated to music and elementary arts. As time goes on, we will periodically add webinars featuring the other arts disciplines of theatre, dance, and media arts. Please enjoy these powerful tools for topical and relevant arts education as we move forward into the coming school year. Together, we will discover new strategies and best practices to engage and teach our students!

Everything But The Content Webinar

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Dr. Michael Fleischmann will give a presentation on the most helpful and viable tech tools he’s been working with since last spring, as well as sharing his tips and strategies for organizing and communicating with students via distance learning. You have the content, and Michael will help you be able to deliver it in a way that’s professional AND engaging. Join us and learn about Google Classroom, Flipgrid and Padlet, and how they can make your teaching life a whole lot easier!
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The Rhythm Rules in Poetry Webinar

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Help your students (and yourselves) learn to lean into language as a form of play, and allow the rhythm itself to drive the music, the engine of poetry with Cati Porter, arts administrator with over ten years experience working in the nonprofit sector advocating for and leading in the field of literary arts. As a working writer, she has published eight books and chapbooks, led workshops for children, teens, and adults, and brings to her role as executive director of Inlandia Institute a hands-on expertise with a focus on community building and collaboration.
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The Art of Poetry Webinar

Please join Arts Administrator and Poet, Louisa Higgins, as she demonstrates multiple approaches for engaging and delighting elementary students through literary arts. During this action packed hour, participants will create several “make and take” examples, as well as learn about other techniques, ready for immediate distance learning use. This session will also illuminate how poetry can create meaningful Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and culturally relevant learning for students. Try Poetry!

Webinar Archive

Louisa Higgins
Arts Administrator, Riverside County Office of Education

Guest Presenters
Dr. Michael P. Fleischmann