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Aug 10 2022

Science Theatre Institute: Learning Science through Drama and Movement

August 10, 2022

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location

ETMSW

Address

1040 W. Harrison, Chicago, IL

Cost

$75 with a registration deadline of June 17th

A day of exploration for K-8 teachers, administrators, informal science educators, teaching artists, and other educators interested in the intersections of sciences, literacies, and the performing arts.

Professional Development Clock Hours provided 

Project STAGE (Science Theatre for Advancing Generative Engagement) is an NSF-funded, multi-year collaboration among UIC’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction, UIC’s School of Theatre and Music, and Chicago Public Schools (CPS) to design and study teaching and learning science through movement and the arts.

In Project STAGE, we make movement an integral part of learning science, actively using our bodies to make sense of science ideas and generate new ones. We build on each other’s assets, knowledges, and ways of being, as we experience and feel science ideas in and with our bodies as well as our minds. And each of us moves our body to the degree we can and feels comfortable.

CPS teachers and UIC educators will engage institute participants in examples of teaching and learning that have taken place in classrooms over the last few years, along with discussions on curricular and instructional ideas associated with acting out science. No prior performing arts experience is needed and the institute will be accessible to all participants.

Register

Contact

Rebecca Kotler

Date posted

Apr 4, 2022

Date updated

May 26, 2022