Visual Literacy: Creating Context for Students To Express What They See
February 24, 2017
8:30 Networking, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Program
Lower level of the River Falls Public Library, 140 Union Street, River Falls, WI
Early Bird Discount until January 24, 2017
Based on the Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) approach, learn how to develop visual observation skills in your students and how to encourage respectful expression of what is seen. Discover how to cultivate a willingness to present ideas, ask questions, rephrase, and think critically in your classroom community. Originally developed as an art appreciation tool, these strategies are useful across the curriculum and throughout life. All participants receive five hours of AMS approved professional development credits.
Cindy Goldade, MEd is an International Brain Gym Faculty Member, a regular contributor to the international publication, Brain Gym Global Observer, and a licensed Brain Gym® Instructor. She has a master's degree in Pre-K through Grade 6. As owner and operator of Evergreen Montessori School, Cindy taught 3-6 year-old children for more than a decade. Currently she is an independent educator who teaches courses to teachers and adults throughout the upper Midwest. With more than ten years applying what she teaches personally, professionally and as a mother of three, Cindy combines her experience with over 1,000 hours of mind/body course work to shape her expertise.