Long-Term Program Options for ELLA

Because thinking and learning grow over time, our 1-3 year programs tend to provide a long-lasting sustainable impact on the teaching and learning environment. These programs include multiple visits with coaching, modeling, and reflection through out the year.

1. Art Image Discussions and Materials Exploration/Art-Making:

  • Initial full-day image discussion training, followed by 3 coaching and debriefing sessions across the school year.
  • 10 teacher led image discussions with children in the classroom each school year.*
  • Full-day training session at the beginning of years two and three, and 3 coaching and debriefing sessions in both years.
  • Refining art image discussion facilitation skills and connecting discussion strategies to across curriculum disciplines.
  • Materials exploration includes full day training for teachers, 3 hands-on art making explorations modeled in the classroom per year, plus debriefing and planning resources to support teachers to create their own activities.

2. Image Discussion Facilitation only:

  • Initial full-day image discussion training, followed by 3 coaching and debriefing sessions across the school year.
  • 10 teacher led image discussions with children in the classroom each school year.*
  • Full-day training session at the beginning of years two and three, and 3 coaching and debriefing sessions in both years.
  • Refining art image discussion facilitation skills and connecting discussion strategies to across curriculum disciplines.

3. Materials Exploration/Art making only:

  • Initial Materials exploration workshop for teachers.
  • 3 hands-on art-making explorations modeled in the classroom.
  • Debriefing and planning resources to help teachers create their own activities following each visit.

*Participating schools and institutions must agree to support 10 teacher lessons each year and must be able to provide appropriate space and working equipment for clear image projection. Requirements include a laptop, LCD projector, projection screen, a darkened room and internet connection.


Cost:

Cost for programs and workshops are dependent on number of participants, available supplies and nature of program. Please contact us for more information.