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Event: Inclusion Workshop for Teachers

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 Teacher Workshop




In this workshop you will be introduced to ways to begin to make your teaching more accessible.  The strategies and theories explored in this workshop are applicable to a wide range of art forms and ages. Please note this is a workshop for anyone who teaches in our community.  If you are interested in this event you may be interested in the afternoon session as well.  Please visit our facebook page - under events for the poster for this event.

By the end of this workshop you will:

Understand access and inclusion as a process.
Explore the social model of disability and ecological task analysis.
Identify the social, sensory and physical assumptions of your teaching practice.
Learn strategies to make your teaching more accessible.
Practice applying those strategies to your own art form.
Participants are invited to bring examples of exercises or assignments that they would teach.

Cost - payment is by donation.

Please email us at mpdowntownartsstudio@outlook.com or message us to ensure your spot.

Biography of Instructor:
Kelsie Acton is a PhD candidate studying inclusive dance at the University of Alberta.  She's a founding member of Solidance Inclusive Recreation, has taught inclusive dance for eight years and is certified in Dance Ability, the only internationally recognized certification in teaching accessible movement improvisation.  As Co-Artistic Director of CRIPSiE her choreography hs been supported by the Edmont Arts Council, the Alberta Foundation for the Arts and the Canada Council.  She also provides accessibility consulting to arts organizations such as the Edmonton International Fringe Festival, Found Festival and the Canada Dance Assembly with the goal of building a more diverse, accessible arts ecology.


Event Details
When: Saturday, September 08, 2018 - Sunday, September 09, 2018
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Maggie Porozni Foundation for the ARTS
4822-50 Avenue St. Paul, Alberta Canada T0A 3A0

 
Additional Information
Event Type: Educational/Learning
Category: Training
Last Updated: July 30, 2018 09:08AM (2 months ago)


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