Teacher Education (English)
Toum Kak, Chaa Chaa, Keeuk Drums, Maracas, Bells
Using music, story and dance to address the value of diverse cultural traditions and the process of building community in the classroom, Njacko facilitates learning in the building of instruments from found objects and how to play them!
From Story To Action
Don’t know where to start with the drama curriculum? Learn innovative ways to use stories to create plays. Here’s an introduction to teaching drama and for new teachers looking for skills and confidence to establish a drama program.
A kinetic approach to composing, performing, and interpreting music through voice and body. Through activities appropriate for classroom use educators will learn to help children understand the role of the composer as communicator.
The Language Beat
An integrated approach to teaching language development through music and drama. This program is supported by Deborah’s book publication, The Jumbo Music Book.
Mother Goose Turn Her Loose
A lively workshop featuring Mother Goose rhymes, finger plays, stories, and songs. The focus will be on content, methodology and how to bring the magic of storytelling into your classroom.
Sally Jaeger and Erika Jaeger
How To Do Rhymes! – Teacher Workshop
Brown Bag Lunch Talk – 1 hour (also available for PD Day – 1/2 day or all day, and for Family Literacy or ESL events)
On the same day of How To Do Rhymes with students, teachers/librarians meet with Sally and Erika to address teachers’ daily classroom needs in an informal, intensive and interactive workshop about rhymes: how to find them, do them, remember them and make them automatic in your aily classroom routine. Build a collection for all occasions: hello, standing in line, transitions, building community, circle time, playground, call and response and even quiet time. The workshop gives teachers tools to initiate ongoing exchange in their school. Teacher Resource Workbook includes rhymes and resources.
Ann Powell (Puppetmongers)
Puppets and Puppet Plays From Scratch
From play planning to performance, from simple paper puppets to more complex projects, Ann will tailor a workshop for your needs and grade levels.
Kathy Reid Naiman
More Tickle Tunes
The great tried and true materials to inspire and energize your baby time, toddler, and pre-school programs.