Loading Events

← Back to Events

ND Council on the Arts


June 2021

Introduction to Picturing Writing – Time of Day and Weather

June 14 @ 8:00 am - June 16 @ 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This three day (June 14-16), virtual workshop will start each day at 8:00am and end at 12:00pm.
Virtual/Online ND United States + Google Map

Through experiential learning, this remote workshop will introduce Picturing Writing: Fostering Literacy Through Art, an innovative, evidence-based approach to literacy learning that uses quality picture books and simple crayon resist-based art techniques to teach the art of writing. This unique multimodal approach has demonstrated its ability to engage a wide range of learners. Facilitated using an Artists/Writers Workshop model, Picturing Writing can be easily integrated across the curriculum and aligned with grade-level English Language Arts and Science Standards. While this…

Find out more »

Creating Winter Stories in Pictures and Words

June 17 @ 8:00 am - June 18 @ 12:00 pm
Virtual/Online ND United States + Google Map

This workshop is a continuation of the Time of Day and Weather. Prior participation in Time of Day and Weather is required. This two-day, remote workshop series will introduce the Picturing Writing Winter Story Unit of Study. Using quality picture books as mentor texts and simple crayon resist-based art techniques, this unit of study teaches narrative writing in a way that is concrete and engaging. Participants will learn a variety of simple art techniques for creating snow and ice. They…

Find out more »

Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS)

June 21 @ 10:00 am - June 22 @ 3:30 pm
ND State Heritage Center, Bismarck, ND, 612 East Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505 United States
+ Google Map

Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) is an evidence-based discussion facilitation method beloved by educators across the globe. Classroom teachers use VTS to build every student’s critical thinking, evidentiary reasoning, and literacy skills through student-driven discussion of visual art. VTS enhances any existing curriculum and gets students curious, motivated, and confident in their own voices and abilities. Many multi-year studies of the impact of VTS have been gathered over the last two decades. Some have focused primarily on aesthetic development, visual literacy,…

Find out more »
+ Export Events