Core Session Spotlight

Interlude Spotlight

TAA Networking & Collaboration Day

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Presenter: 

Sarah Coleman

Theatre
and Dance

Sarah Coleman will explore how to create three-dimensional literary characters that are inspired by photographs. Through a short series of written and embodied exercises, participants will develop well-rounded characters that can be put into conversation with each other.

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Character Creation Worksheet
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Pre-Session Instructions Part 1
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Pre-Session Instructions Part 2
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Notes from Monday's Session
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Launch Zoom

About the Presenter

Sarah Coleman

Sarah Coleman is co-director of engagement at Portland Ovations in Portland, Maine, where she connects schools with performing arts experiences and creates arts integration opportunities for students and families. She has been teaching for almost two decades as a classroom teacher, university lecturer, and teaching artist, and has worked with students from pre-kindergarten to college. She has led professional development workshops in theatre, drama-based instruction, and arts integration for teachers across the United States and internationally. She collaborated on two district-wide arts integration initiatives—in Austin, Texas, and Baltimore, Maryland—that concentrated on curriculum development, advocacy, and communications. Her scholarly work focuses on drama-based pedagogy, arts integration, and embodied learning with English language learners, as well as social and racial justice practices. Additionally, she is a theatre director, producer, and dramaturg.

Comments

Sarah
Coleman
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July 13, 2020
Dr. Webster, agreed! Thank you!
Sarah
Coleman
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July 13, 2020
Julies, yes, definitely!
Julie
Sweat
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July 13, 2020
Pictures go well with social studies also,
Niambi
Webster
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July 13, 2020
EXCELLENT IDEAS; ESPECIALLY GREAT FOR ESL STUDENTS!! THANK YOU!
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