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United Arts Council

Arts Integration Workshop for Middle School Educators

Escape the Room, using the Brilliance of Technology and Arts Integration

Monday, June 18, 2018

Based on the popular “Escape the Room” game, come explore an augmented reality perfect for middle school! Through a daring and creative "escape" that focuses on cellular structure, teachers will learn how to adopt the concepts to focus on any area of the curriculum, including ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies and the Arts. During this workshop, teachers will use arts integration strategies to escape an augmented digital room. After escaping the room, participants will use the information they've acquired and the visual arts to complete a comprehensive demonstration of their understanding of cells. Kim Silbaugh, a visual artist who embraces technology and arts integration, will lead this workshop. Teachers will leave this workshop with a beautiful acrylic painting as well as the means to create their own augmented "escape the room" experience that can be used in all content areas as either a formative or summative assessment.

Time: 1:30 - 4:30 pm

Location: Cary Arts Center,  101 Dry Ave, Cary, NC 27511

Who: Open to any Wake County middle school educator with any level of arts experience

Cost: Free, but you do need to register by emailing full name, position, school, and email address to rcarlile@unitedarts.org

CEU credit available.

For more than 10 years, the United Arts Council has provided arts integration professional development for Wake County elementary teachers. Through stand-alone workshops and full-week intensives, United Arts designs these opportunities to aid teachers in engaging their students in active learning. Common Core and NC Essential Standards are an integral part of each workshop. Learn more about arts integration at United Arts.

410 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 170
Raleigh NC 27603

Phone: (919) 839-1498
Fax: (919) 839-6002