Ping Ho and Jacob Dancer bookended the conference day discussing trauma and the arts and becoming trauma informed. Sessions were organized into tracks by theme exploring curriculum, instruction, assessment, program development, and more. Thank you for your commitment to arts education and the work you do day in and day out with Chicago schools, teachers, and students.
2016 CONFERENCE SESSION RESOURCESArts Programs and Community ImpactRobin Koelsch, Communities In Schools of Chicago SEL Integration: The Five CompetenciesMargot Toppen, Dancing with Class Sexual Abuse Prevention Through TheaterEllen Cribbs, Imagination Theater Opera for All: A Guide to Interdisciplinary StorytellingLinden Christ, Chicago Opera Theater Student-driven Critique and Share OutJason Pallas, Smart Museum of Art Capturing the Sublime: Lesson Planning That Works Kathryn Humphreys, Hubbard Street DanceAdditional resouces from this session: Lesson Plan Template, Movement as Partnership Planning Form, Matrix, Pre-Post Assessment Assignments Telling Our Stories: Creative Approaches to DocumentationJacob Watson, CCAP, Columbia CollegeAdditional resources from this session: DocForce: Challenges & Solutions, DocForce Planning Worksheet Harvesting Growth: The Impact of a Drama-based Reading ProgramLaura St. John, Play In A BookAdditional resources from this session: Partner Reading Steps, Instructor's Guide, Chapter 6 Creating an SEL Arts ClassroomCarla Tantillo, Mindful Practices Best Practices for Supporting Students: An Experiential Workshop in Social, Emotional and Academic Learning Through the Arts Ping Ho, UCLA Arts and HealingAdditional resources from this session: Evidence-Based Drumming and SEL, Arts Drumming Activities, Guidelines for SEL Writing - Poetry, Haiku for You, Personifying Feelings, Imaginary World, Bio Poems and Other Writing Activities Informing and Enhancing Teaching Through Mission-Based AssessmentPam Shortall and Evan Bruno, Chicago Children's Choir Creating Strong School Partnerships Through CollaborationKaty Clusen, Alyssa Crance and Jon Weber, Chicago Symphony OrchestraAdditional resources from this session: Parallel Processes Big Ideas = Compass: Charting Territory in Your Arts Integrated UnitLynne Pace Green, CCAP, Columbia College Participatory Theater for Health LearningNikki Zaleski, Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health, FYI Using Logic Models and If/Then Statements to Ensure a Quality Work PlanJoanne Vena, Changing WorldsAdditional resources from this session: Basic Logic Model Template, Logic Model Sample, Logic Model Workbook Creating a Culture of DataJulia deBettencourt, Eric Elshtain and Carrie Spitler, Snow City Arts Training Our Teaching ArtistsAmanda Dunne Acevedo, Northlight TheatreAdditional resources from this session: Session Notes Are You Achieving Your Mission? Developing Customized Youth Assessment Tools and SystemsSarah Morgan, Intonation Music Entrepreneurship in the Arts: A Case Study on Project-based ProgrammingEmily Terrell, Design Dance CPS' MTSS Initiative and the ArtsAnnie Rezac and Nicole Upton, CPS Arts and Ingenuity Additional resources from this session: MTSS One-Pager, MTSS Summary, MTSS Three Tiers